Digital TV News: Stan

Initiative launched to accelerate programmatic TV in Europe
Jun 17, 2024 – A consortium of industry players, with The Project X Initiative (PXI), has launched the European Programmatic TV Initiative (EPTVI) to support the development of programmatic advertising in Europe.
News categories: Equativ, PubMatic, Magnite, Cadent, Adform, Teiffyon Parry, Hitesh Bhatt, Julie Selman, Marcy Pentoney, Stefan Sommer, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe

MultiChoice Group reports results for the year ended March 2024
Jun 12, 2024 – MultiChoice has reported results for the year ended March 2024. Active subscribers declined by 9% YoY, mainly due to a 13% decline in the Rest of Africa business. The South African business declined by 5%.
News categories: MultiChoice, Africa, Content Protection, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, South Africa, Streaming, Subscribers

Software private equity firm Clearhaven acquires Zixi
Jun 13, 2024 – Clearhaven Partners has announced that it has acquired Zixi. Zixi's executive leadership team invested alongside Clearhaven in the transaction. Financial terms were not disclosed.
News categories: Zixi, Clearhaven Partners, Gordon Brooks, Michelle Noon, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Worldwide

Ericsson, 3 Denmark, TV 2 and Sony show live TV over 5G SA network
Jun 13, 2024 – Ericsson, with 3 Denmark, TV 2 and Sony, has successfully trialed a live television broadcast of a football match over a 5G standalone (SA) network, using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.
News categories: Ericsson, 3 Denmark, TV 2, Sony Professional, Niclas Backlund, Kim Christensen, Morten Brandstrup, Claus Pfeifer, 5G, Content Distribution, Denmark, Digital TV

Cineverse exceeds ten million YouTube subscribers
Jun 13, 2024 – Cineverse (NASDAQ: CNVS) has passed 10 million subscribers to its fandom-focused YouTube channels, driven by social video channels for several of its brands.
News categories: Cineverse, Digital TV, Social TV, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

Europeans now spend almost €700 on subscriptions every year
Jun 12, 2024 – According to a survey from Bango, European subscribers are now spending an average of €696 on subscription apps and services every year — on top of standard bills such as TV, phone, and internet.
News categories: Bango, Paul Larbey, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research, Streaming

Stream7 scales live event broadcasting with MainStreaming
Jun 12, 2024 – Stream7 is using MainStreaming's Video Edge Network to enable its clients to scale their live event broadcasting, providing flexibility for Stream7's diverse client base.
News categories: MainStreaming, Stream7, Antonio Corrado, Pete Amos, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, UK, Worldwide

Max arrives in France and Poland
Jun 11, 2024 – Max is now live and available to watch in France and Poland, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has announced, completing the first wave of European launches that began last month.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, France, Poland, Streaming

Ease Live and Bedrock create M6+ Live Sport Experience
Jun 11, 2024 – Bedrock and Ease Live are collaborating to provide media and entertainment companies with immersive video experiences through Interactive Overlays, significantly enhancing viewer engagement.
News categories: Ease Live, Bedrock, Kjetil Horneland, Jonas Engwall, Digital TV, France, Streaming, UX