Digital TV News: Paramount+

Skydance and Paramount sign agreement to form 'New Paramount'
Jul 8, 2024 – Skydance Media and Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) have entered into a definitive agreement to form 'New Paramount', a next-generation media and technology leader.
News categories: Paramount Global, Skydance, Shari Redstone, David Ellison, Gerry Cardinale, Charles E. Phillips, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

Tubi and Pluto lead U.S. surge in free streaming
Jul 1, 2024 – Netflix once again tops the must keep list in 2024 for the fifth year in a row, solidifying its presence as the leading ‘Must Keep’ TV brand in the U.S., according to Solutions Research Group (SRG).
News categories: Solutions Research Group, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Apple Vision Pro arrives in new countries and regions
Jun 10, 2024 – Apple Vision Pro will be available in China mainland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore from June 28. In Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK the device will be available from July 12.
News categories: Apple, Tim Cook, Asia, Digital TV, Europe, Metaverse

Barb releases Q1 2024 SVOD data from its Establishment Survey
Jun 3, 2024 – Barb has released data from its Establishment Survey showing that 19.5m UK homes (67.9%) had access to an SVOD service in Q1 2024, an increase from 18.8m UK homes (65.4%) in Q4 2023.
News categories: Barb, Doug Whelpdale, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, UK

Sky Stream available in Italy from June 3rd
May 27, 2024 – Sky Italia has announced that Sky Stream will be available in Italy from June 3. The Entertainment OS-based box integrates Sky content with streaming apps and FTA channels into a single interface.
News categories: Sky Italia, Andrea Duilio, Digital TV, Italy, Set Top Box, Streaming

CANAL+ launches TV+ streaming service
May 22, 2024 – CANAL+ has launched its TV+ streaming offer bringing together all live and replay TV in one place, along with a selection of CANAL+ content. The service is priced at €2 per month.
News categories: CANAL+, Digital TV, France, Streaming

Nielsen launches The Media Distributor Gauge
May 14, 2024 – Nielsen has launched The Media Distributor Gauge, a cross-platform view of total TV consumption across broadcast, cable and streaming, aggregated and ranked by media company.
News categories: Nielsen, Karthik Rao, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Paramount selects Vubiquity to provide managed services for MTV Japan
May 8, 2024 – Amdocs (NASDAQ:DOX) has announced that Vubiquity has been selected by Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA;PARAA) to assume all operational activities and management of affiliates for MTV in Japan.
News categories: Amdocs, Paramount, Anthony Goonetilleke, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Japan

Nielsen releases March 2024 The Gauge report
Apr 16, 2024 – Nielsen has released its The Gauge report for March 2024. While usage fell to some extent across each of the primary viewing categories, cable viewing from February to March drove a 0.7-point bump in share, resulting in 28.3% of TV for cable.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA