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Global TV shipments declined 4% YoY in Q1 2024
May 20, 2024 – Global TV shipments declined 4% Y/Y in the first quarter of 2024, according to Counterpoint Research. Weakness was seen in all regions, with declines particularly noticeable in China and Japan.
News categories: Counterpoint Research, DSCC, Sujeong Lim, Calvin Lee, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Five leading TV stations launch NextGen TV in Portland, Maine
Apr 25, 2024 – Five TV stations serving the Portland Maine market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WMTW (ABC), WGME-TV (CBS), WPFO (FOX), WMEA-TV (Maine Public) and WCBB (PBS).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Roku's new Roku Pro Series televisions now available
Apr 10, 2024 – Roku (Nasdaq: ROKU) has announced that its Roku Pro Series televisions are now available. The TVs combine picture innovations and a new Voice Remote Pro with Roku's operating system.
News categories: Roku, Chris Larson,, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, UX

Xperi expands Powered by TiVo media platform's global footprint
Jan 8, 2024 – At CES 2024, Xperi (NYSE: XPER) has announced Konka as a new Smart TV OEM for its Powered by TiVo Smart TV platform and an extended partnership with BMW for its DTS AutoStage Video Service.
News categories: Xperi, Jon Kirchner, CES2024, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

OLED TV unit shipments to decline 29% YoY in 2023
Jan 2, 2024 – As revealed in DSCC's latest release of its OLED Shipment Report, in 2023 OLED TVs are expected to have declined 29% YoY in units and 26% YoY in revenues for the year.
News categories: DSCC, David Naranjo, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Local TV stations launch NextGen TV in El Paso, Texas
Dec 14, 2023 – Local television stations serving the El Paso market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes KVIA-TV (ABC), KDBC-TV (CBS), KTSM-TV (NBC), KFOX-TV (FOX), and KTDO (Telemundo).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

WPIX, WABC-TV, WXTV-DT launch NextGen TV in New York City metro area
Dec 14, 2023 – Three TV stations serving the New York City metropolitan area have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WPIX (CW), WABC-TV (ABC), and WXTV-DT (Univision).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Around €21bn invested in European original content in 2022
Nov 21, 2023 – A report from the European Audiovisual Observatory has found that close to €21 billion was invested by broadcasters and streamers in European original content in 2022.
News categories: European Audiovisual Observatory, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research