Digital TV News: Nex

Accedo and Deutsche Telekom partner on immersive sports streaming
Jun 6, 2024 – Accedo has worked with Deutsche Telekom on XR sports streaming of live sports, showing interactive features such as live stats, multi-camera feeds, player cards and 3D sponsored experiences.
News categories: Accedo, Deutsche Telekom, Michael Lantz, Daniel Aslam, Advertising, Digital TV, Germany, Metaverse, Streaming, UX

ORS and 3SS bring simpliTV to VIDAA OS-based Smart TVs
Jun 6, 2024 – 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has announced that  ORS  has gone live on Hisense smart TVs with its super-aggregated multiscreen simpliTV service. The app is powered by the VIDAA operating system.
News categories: 3SS, ORS Group, VIDAA, Kai-Christian Borchers, Philipp Dainese, Apps, Austria, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS

TV by OpenX rolls out internationally alongside US enhancements
Jun 4, 2024 – OpenX is expanding TV by OpenX to Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and the UK. In parallel, TV by OpenX is expanding in the US to deliver data-driven curation to biddable CTV.
News categories: OpenX, Matt Sattel, Doug Cuesta, Advertising, Australia, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

MediaTek to debut Pentonic 800 SoC at Computex 2024
May 31, 2024 – At Computex 2024, MediaTek will debut its Pentonic 800 SoC for 4K premium smart TVs and displays. During the show, MediaTek will exhibit in a private booth.
News categories: MediaTek, Joe Chen, Digital TV, ICs, Smart TV, Taiwan, Worldwide

Substantial decrease in Pay TV device sales at Aferian in 2023
May 31, 2024 – Aferian (LSE AIM: AFRN) has announced results for the year ended 30 November 2023. Year-on-year, the company experienced a substantial decrease in Pay TV streaming device sales.
News categories: Aferian, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, Results, Set Top Box, Streaming, Worldwide

CTS selected by AccuWeather for managed channel origination
May 30, 2024 – AccuWeather has selected Comcast Technology Solutions (CTS) to help create, manage, and distribute its linear, on-demand and OTT video channels to audiences in North America.
News categories: Comcast Technology Solutions, AccuWeather, Bart Spriester, Helen Swenson, Content Distribution, Digital TV, North America

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

ZTE launches B866V6N 4K AI-SR set-top box
May 29, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has launched its B866V6N, a 4K high-performance set top box supporting AI Super Resolution (AI-SR), at BroadcastAsia 2024 in Singapore.
News categories: ZTE, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX, Worldwide

Tucson television stations launch NEXTGEN TV services
May 28, 2024 – Tucson viewers can now access six NEXTGEN TV channels over-the-air for free: KHRR-TV/Telemundo 40, KVOA-TV/NBC, KOLD-TV/CBS, KUAT-TV/PBS, KGUN-TV/ABC and KMSB-TV/FOX.
News categories: Pearl TV, Clarence Hau, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA