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DTH subscribers down 1.32 million in India in 3Q 2023
Feb 9, 2024 – According to TRAI, the total Pay DTH active subscriber base in India decreased from 65.50 million at end-June 2023 to 64.18 million at end-September. There were 11 MSOs & 1 HITS operator with a subscriber base of over one million.
News categories: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Cable TV, Digital TV, India, IPTV, Satellite, Subscribers

Wiztivi develops connected TV app for Equidia
Feb 29, 2024 – Wiztivi has worked with Equidia, a French thematic television channel specializing in horse racing, to unveil its latest bespoke video application tailored for connected TVs.
News categories: Wiztivi, Equidia, Adhish Kulkarni, Benjamin Labarthe-Piol, Apps, Digital TV, France, Streaming

Swisscom negotiating to acquire Vodafone Italia
Feb 28, 2024 – Swisscom has confirmed it is in negotiation with Vodafone Group regarding the acquisition of 100% of Vodafone Italia. Swisscom plans to merge Vodafone Italia with Fastweb.
News categories: Swisscom, Vodafone Group, Digital TV, IPTV, Italy, MandA

Netgem unifies TV, streaming and cloud gaming at Zeop in Réunion
Feb 27, 2024 – Netgem has unveiled a service that seamlessly combines live TV, streaming, and Cloud Gaming all in one place, with the launch of Zeop gaming in France.
News categories: Netgem, Gamestream, Zeop, Mathias Hautefort, Ivan Lebeau, Emmanuel André, Digital TV, France, Gaming, IPTV, Mascarene Islands

A3SA releases new DVR content protection specification
Feb 26, 2024 – A new digital video recorder (DVR) specification is now available to licensees of the A3SA content protection technology that is being deployed in the U.S. with the launch of NEXTGEN TV.
News categories: A3SA, Ron Wheeler, ATSC 3, Content Protection, Digital TV, DVR, USA

WTCI enhances broadcast quality and compliance with Actus Digital
Feb 26, 2024 – Actus Digital has announced that it has enabled Tennessee public broadcaster, WTCI, to enhance its monitoring capabilities, ensuring compliance and content quality across its four channels.
News categories: Actus Digital, WTCI, Bryan Fuqua, Content Distribution, Digital TV, QoE, USA

Accedo offers end-to-end XR solution for pay TV operators
Feb 26, 2024 – Accedo has announced the development of an end-to-end XR offering for Pay TV operators built on a Snapdragon-based reference platform for XR distributed computing designed by Qualcomm.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, Michael Lantz, Sahil Bansal, Digital TV, Metaverse, MWC24, Streaming, Worldwide

PlayBox Neo playout selected by Orange TV in Florida
Feb 21, 2024 – Orange TV, the government access station of Orange County in Florida, has installed a new master and redundant playout system from PlayBox Neo.
News categories: PlayBox Neo, Orange County, Van Duke, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

U.S. TV viewing hits four-year high in January
Feb 20, 2024 – Nielsen's January 2024 report of The Gauge has revealed that January TV viewing levels soared with January producing nine of the 10 highest daily streaming levels ever.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA