Digital TV News: Variety

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

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

DTS report finds US in-vehicle video and gaming growing rapidly
Jun 12, 2024 – A report released by DTS (NYSE: XPER) examines consumption of entertainment in the car based on findings from surveys on how U.S. consumers listen to audio, watch video and play games in-vehicle.
News categories: Xperi Inc, DTS, Jeff Jury, Digital TV, Gaming, In-Car, Market Research, Streaming, USA

MediaTek to debut Pentonic 800 SoC at Computex 2024
May 31, 2024 – At Computex 2024, MediaTek will debut its Pentonic 800 SoC for 4K premium smart TVs and displays. During the show, MediaTek will exhibit in a private booth.
News categories: MediaTek, Joe Chen, Digital TV, ICs, Smart TV, Taiwan, Worldwide

ZTE launches soundbar STB powered by Android TV
May 30, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) unveiled a soundbar set-top box (STB) powered by Android TV at BroadcastAsia 2024. The STB also integrates Dolby Atmos immersive audio technology.
News categories: ZTE, Dolby, Android TV, Asia, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX

ZTE launches B866V6N 4K AI-SR set-top box
May 29, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has launched its B866V6N, a 4K high-performance set top box supporting AI Super Resolution (AI-SR), at BroadcastAsia 2024 in Singapore.
News categories: ZTE, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX, Worldwide

LG Automotive Content Platform features in new Kia EV
May 27, 2024 – LG is bringing its Automotive Content Platform (ACP) powered by webOS to the latest all-electric SUV from Kia. ACP initially debuted in Korea last year on Hyundai's Genesis GV80 and GV80 Coupe.
News categories: LG Electronics, Kia, Eun Seok-hyun, Ryu Chang-sung, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

Netflix publishes July to December 2023 viewing report
May 23, 2024 – Netflix has published the second edition of its What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report, capturing Netflix viewership from July to December 2023, covering 99% of all viewing on Netflix.
News categories: Netflix, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Nilesat chooses PlayBox Neo for service expansion
May 21, 2024 – PlayBox Neo has expanded the broadcast channel management and playout infrastructure at the Cairo headquarters of Nilesat. The project was supported by PlayBox Neo distribution partner MBC.
News categories: PlayBox Neo, Nilesat, Modern Broadcast Center, Pavlin Rahnev, Maissa Aly Kamel, Sabri Arafa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Egypt, Satellite