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NetRange Smart TV Portal gains FAST channels from OTTera
Jun 18, 2024 – NetRange and OTTera have announced that OTTera’s FAST channels are now available to TV manufacturers and content brands through the NetRange Smart TV Portal ecosystem.
News categories: ACCESS CO, OTTera, Netrange, Michi Uemetsu, Jordan Warkol, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming

Magnite and Charter extend ad partnership to Spectrum TV App
Jun 18, 2024 – Magnite (NASDAQ:MGNI) and Spectrum Reach have expanded their partnership to include the use of Magnite's programmatic advertising technology on the Spectrum TV App.
News categories: Magnite, Spectrum Reach, Matt McLeggon, Dan Callahan, Advertising, Apps, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

TF1+ now available in Belgium and Luxembourg
Jun 17, 2024 – TF1 group's free streaming platform TF1+ has launched in Belgium and Luxembourg. The TF1+ app will be available on 4 screens: mobile, tablet, PC, and the entire smart TV universe.
News categories: TF1, Belgium, Digital TV, Luxembourg, Streaming

Initiative launched to accelerate programmatic TV in Europe
Jun 17, 2024 – A consortium of industry players, with The Project X Initiative (PXI), has launched the European Programmatic TV Initiative (EPTVI) to support the development of programmatic advertising in Europe.
News categories: Equativ, PubMatic, Magnite, Cadent, Adform, Teiffyon Parry, Hitesh Bhatt, Julie Selman, Marcy Pentoney, Stefan Sommer, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe

CTVMA publishes 2024 global Smart TV OS market share data
Jun 16, 2024 – The Connected TV Marketing Association (CTVMA) has announced its 2024 Global Smart TV Operating System (OS) Market Share Rankings covering eleven of the world's leading Smart TV OSes.
News categories: CTVMA, James Grant Hay, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Omdia sees surging SVOD growth in Central and Eastern Europe
Jun 12, 2024 – Data from Omdia reveals that ~25% of SVOD subscriptions in Central and Eastern Europe originate from pay TV and telco bundles. Such indirect additions will drive SVOD growth in the region until 2028.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, Adam Thomas, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research, Streaming

Hisense TV ranks no. 2 globally in Q1 2024
Jun 14, 2024 – Data from Omdia shows that global shipments of Hisense TVs for Q1 2024 were 6.32 million, ranking Hisense No. 2 overall in the global market from 2022 to 2024 Q1.
News categories: Hisense, Omdia, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

MultiChoice Group reports results for the year ended March 2024
Jun 12, 2024 – MultiChoice has reported results for the year ended March 2024. Active subscribers declined by 9% YoY, mainly due to a 13% decline in the Rest of Africa business. The South African business declined by 5%.
News categories: MultiChoice, Africa, Content Protection, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, South Africa, Streaming, Subscribers

Software private equity firm Clearhaven acquires Zixi
Jun 13, 2024 – Clearhaven Partners has announced that it has acquired Zixi. Zixi's executive leadership team invested alongside Clearhaven in the transaction. Financial terms were not disclosed.
News categories: Zixi, Clearhaven Partners, Gordon Brooks, Michelle Noon, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Worldwide