Digital TV News: TIM

Accedo acquires Easel TV
Mar 4, 2024 – Accedo has announced that it has acquired Easel TV, the UK-based provider of advanced streaming technology and digital media solutions.
News categories: Accedo, Easel TV, Michael Lantz, Joe Foster, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, UK, Worldwide

Ooredoo launches streaming service with MediaKind and Microsoft
Mar 3, 2024 – Ooredoo Group has announced the launch of Go Play Market, a streaming platform for various content formats, in partnership with MediaKind and supported by Microsoft.
News categories: Ooredoo, MediaKind, Microsoft Azure, Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Allen Broome, Paco Salcedo, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Middle-East, MWC24, Streaming, The Maldives

3 in 4 U.S. CTV users watch live sports via streaming apps
Feb 29, 2024 – LG Ad Solutions has released a study showing a shift in how sports enthusiasts are consuming their favorite games – with streaming apps now dominating over traditional linear TV.
News categories: LG Ad Solutions, Serge Matta, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

1Q24 LCD TV panel shipments estimated at 55.8 million units
Mar 1, 2024 – TrendForce expects TV panel prices to increase in Q2, enhancing manufacturers’ production willingness and potentially boosting shipments to 61.5 million units, a 10.5% QoQ increase.
News categories: TrendForce, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

DoubleVerify unmasks CTV ad fraud scheme, CycloneBot
Feb 28, 2024 – DoubleVerify has revealed the identification and mitigation of CycloneBot, a malicious bot capable of generating up to 250 million falsified ad requests and spoofing around 1.5 million devices daily.
News categories: DoubleVerify, Roku, Mark Zagorski, Roy Rosenfeld, Louqman Parampath, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

Pixalate releases Q4 2023 CTV SSP market share reports
Feb 28, 2024 – Pixalate has released Q4 2023 reports ranking SSPs based on their share of open programmatic ads sold on apps in the Apple TV, Roku, Samsung TV Smart Hub and Amazon Fire TV app stores.
News categories: Pixalate, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Latin America, Market Research, North America, Streaming

PTCL Group announces Shoq TV box powered by Android TV
Feb 28, 2024 – PTCL Group announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 in Barcelona that it is to launch in Pakistan its Shoq TV set-top box powered by Android TV.
News categories: PTCL, Google, Hatem Bamatraf, Karen Teo, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, MWC24, Pakistan, Set Top Box

SKT, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank plan LLM JV
Feb 26, 2024 – SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank have held the inaugural meeting of the Global Telco AI Alliance (GTAA) and announced plans to establish a Large Language Model joint venture.
News categories: SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel, SoftBank, Ryu Young-sang, Claudia Nemat, Dena Almansoori, Yuen Kuan Moon, Hideyuki Tsukuda, MWC24, UX, Worldwide

TiVo signs four operators for TiVo Broadband
Feb 26, 2024 – Buckeye Broadband, Blue Stream Fiber, Blue Ridge Communications and Bluepeak have selected TiVo Broadband, an IPTV solution specifically tailored for operators' broadband-only customers.
News categories: TiVo, Buckeye Broadband, Blue Stream Fiber, Blue Ridge Communications, Bluepeak, Jeffrey Glahn, Geoff Shook, Greg Ireland, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, USA