Digital TV News: TransACT

CTVMA publishes 2024 global Smart TV OS market share data
Jun 16, 2024 – The Connected TV Marketing Association (CTVMA) has announced its 2024 Global Smart TV Operating System (OS) Market Share Rankings covering eleven of the world's leading Smart TV OSes.
News categories: CTVMA, James Grant Hay, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

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

Fox to introduce dynamic ad insertion for College Football with FreeWheel
Jun 12, 2024 – Fox (Nasdaq: FOXA, FOX) has announced that, in partnership with FreeWheel, it will expand its dynamic ad insertion capabilities and rollout new co-developed targeting technology.
News categories: FreeWheel, Fox Corp, Katy Loria, Darren Sherriff, Advertising, Digital TV, USA

Televisa completes acquisition of AT&T's stake in Sky México
Jun 7, 2024 – Grupo Televisa (NYSE:TV; BMV:TLEVISA CPO) has completed the acquisition of AT&T's participation in Sky México. Televisa now owns 100% of Sky's capital stock.
News categories: Grupo Televisa, Sky México, Digital TV, MandA, Mexico, Satellite

DIRECTV Advertising unveils slate of product enhancements
Jun 6, 2024 – DIRECTV Advertising has unveiled a slate of product enhancements, bringing its expertise to address marketers biggest challenges, including incremental reach, privacy and brand safety.
News categories: DIRECTV Advertising, Amy Leifer, Liz Leonard, Advertising, Digital TV, USA

Zegona completes acquisition of Vodafone Spain
May 31, 2024 – Zegona Communications has completed the acquisition of 100% of Vodafone Spain for €5.0bn. Vodafone is the No. 3 player in Spain with significant market shares in mobile, broadband and TV.
News categories: Zegona, Vodafone, Eamonn O'Hare, Broadband, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Mobile, Spain

Prime Video has lowest churn rate in North America at 8%
Jun 30, 2024 – Parks Associates has updated its Streaming Video Tracker. Data from the quarterly survey of 8,000 North American internet households shows that Prime Video has the lowest churn rate at 8%.
News categories: Parks Associates, Eric Sorensen, Digital TV, Market Research, North America, Streaming

Atlas proposes buying all outstanding shares in Millicom
May 23, 2024 – Millicom has confirmed that it has received a non-binding expression of interest from Atlas Luxco (Xavier Niel) regarding a potential all-cash tender offer for all outstanding shares in Millicom.
News categories: Millicom, Atlas Luxco, Cable TV, Digital TV, Latin America, MandA

SES to acquire Intelsat
Apr 30, 2024 – SES is to acquire Intelsat through the purchase of 100% of the equity of Intelsat Holdings for a cash consideration of $3.1 billion (€2.8 billion) and certain contingent value rights.
News categories: SES S.A., Intelsat, Adel Al-Saleh, David Wajsgras, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Satellite, Worldwide