Digital TV News: Pluto TV

Telly launches free dual screen Smart TV in the U.S.
May 15, 2023 – Telly has developed a TV combining a 55" 4K HDR display with a separate built-in Smart Screen. Telly has opened ordering for 500,000 free units that will begin shipping to U.S. consumers this summer.
News categories: Telly, Ilya Pozin, Advertising, Digital TV, Smart TV, USA

Paramount+ adds 4.1 million subscribers in 1Q 2023
May 4, 2023 – Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) has announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023. Paramount+ reached 60 million total subscribers with the addition of 4.1 million subscribers in the quarter.
News categories: Paramount Global, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

Global FAST revenues to triple to $18 billion
May 3, 2023 – According to Digital TV Research, global FAST revenues will reach $18 billion in 2028, triple the $6 billion of 2022. The US will then contribute 55% to the total, down from 67% in 2022.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

PlayOn and MediaRadar ink streaming data deal
Apr 6, 2023 – MediaRadar and PlayOn have announced that MediaRadar will use data derived from video captured via PlayOn to enhance their streaming Media advertising analytics and insights products.
News categories: MediaRadar, PlayOn, Todd Krizelman, Jeff Lawrence, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Annual AVOD/FAST ad revenue already above €250m in the EU5
Apr 4, 2023 – In 2022, NPA Conseil and Médiamétrie estimate that AVOD and FAST advertising revenues reached €255 million in the EU5, with the UK and Germany accounting for 80%.
News categories: Médiamétrie, NPA Conseil, Laurence Deléchapt, Philippe Bailly, Advertising, Digital TV, EU, Market Research, Streaming, UK

U.S. digital entertainment consumer spending grew $3.7bn in 2022
Mar 7, 2023 – Overall U.S. consumer spending across digital and physical home entertainment formats in 2022 was more than $36.5 billion, an 11.4% increase from the almost $33 billion consumers spent in 2021.
News categories: Digital Entertainment Group, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

U.S. TV usage up again in January
Feb 16, 2023 – Nielsen's January 2023 TV usage summary, from its monthly snapshot of total TV and streaming consumption in the U.S., has revealed that overall viewing was up 1.3% compared to December 2022.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

U.S. TV viewing remained high in December
Jan 19, 2023 – Nielsen's December 2022 snapshot of TV and streaming consumption in the U.S. has revealed that TV viewing remained high in December, continuing momentum from November when time spent watching television soared 7.8% from the prior month.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

VIDAA brings Smart TV OS to the U.S. market with Hisense
Jan 6, 2023 – VIDAA has launched its OS in the U.S. market on Hisense Smart TVs following a large-scale deployment in Latin America, completing the global distribution of VIDAA in all major markets.
News categories: VIDAA, Guy Edri, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA