Digital TV News: Sharp

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

Shipments of TV panels projected to drop 2.8% YoY in 2023
Jan 11, 2023 – The recent decline of the global economy has significantly dampened the outlook for sales of TVs. As a result, TrendForce expects shipments of TV panels to fall by 2.8% YoY to a total of 264 million units for 2023.
News categories: TrendForce, Asia, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Sharp to offer six TV models equipped with Roku OS in the U.S.
Jan 5, 2023 – Sharp will release three models of its flagship AQUOS XLED 4K TV in U.S. in spring of 2023. At the same time, it will introduce to the U.S. market six other TV models all equipped with the Roku smart TV OS.
News categories: Sharp Corp, CES2023, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA

Foxxum reveals first partners for Foxxum OS 4
Jan 4, 2023 – Foxxum has announced that El Araby, Grupo Kayve, TCL MOKA, Konka and Punktal are the first to integrate its Foxxum OS 4 on their smart TV devices. Foxxum will demonstrate OS 4 at CES 2023 in Las Vegas.
News categories: Foxxum, Ronny Lutzi, CES2023, Digital TV, Europe, Latin America, Middle-East, RDK, Smart TV, TV OS, Uruguay

LG unveils 2023 Smart TV lineup at CES
Jan 3, 2023 – LG is introducing a refreshed, more personalized user experience in 2023. New 'Quick Cards' offer users easy access to the content and services. LG's more advanced webOS makes it easy with personalized recommendations.
News categories: LG Electronics, CES2023, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, UX

Global TV shipments in 2022 to drop by 3.9% YoY
Dec 21, 2022 – TrendForce estimates that global TV shipments in 2H22 will reach 109 million units, a YoY decline of 2.7%. For the whole of 2022 shipments are projected to total 202 million units, down 3.9% YoY.
News categories: TrendForce, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Lumine Group acquires Wiztivi from SFR
Dec 13, 2022 – Lumine Group (TSX:CSU) has announced that it has completed the carve-out acquisition of Wiztivi from SFR. Wiztivi will operate as an autonomous business unit within Lumine.
News categories: Wiztivi, Lumine Group, David Sharpley, Digital TV, MandA, UX, Worldwide

NextGen TV launches in Albuquerque-Santa Fe
Dec 13, 2022 – Television stations serving the Albuquerque-Santa Fe market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes KOAT-TV (ABC), KRQE (CBS and Fox), KWBQ (CW) and KASY-TV (MyNet).
News categories: Bitpath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

NextGen TV launched in Champaign and Springfield-Decatur
Dec 6, 2022 – Television stations serving the Champaign & Springfield-Decatur markets have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WICS and WICD, WCIA (CBS), WRSP-TV and WCCU (Fox), WAND (NBC), WBUI (CW) and WCIX (MyNet).
News categories: Bitpath, Dale Woods, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA