Digital TV News: Yahoo!

Parks Associates reveals top 10 OTT S-VOD services in the U.S.
Nov 17, 2015 – Parks Associates has revealed the top ten U.S. subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services based on number of subscribers, with Netflix as the top subscriber service and three of the ten services on the list focused on sports content.
News categories: Parks Associates, Brett Sappington, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Industry leaders announce Streaming Video Alliance
Nov 14, 2014 – A number of companies have announced their intention to form the Streaming Video Alliance. The Alliance will facilitate the creation of architecture, standards and best practices that will scale the infrastructure for online video.
News categories: Streaming Video Alliance, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Yahoo Smart TV unveiled at CES2014
Jan 8, 2014 – Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) has unveiled Yahoo Smart TV, the next evolution of its Connected TV platform. Yahoo Smart TV offers interactive viewing with personalized program recommendations from TV, Video on Demand, and Web services.
News categories: Yahoo!, Apps, CES2024, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

CenturyLink gives Prism TV customers anywhere access to live TV
Jan 2, 2014 – CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has announced that it has launched version 3.0 of its Prism™ TV app. This enhanced app allows customers to view TV and video on demand content wherever they are.
News categories: CenturyLink, Shirish Lal, Apps, Cable TV, Digital TV, TV Everywhere, USA

EBU project targets cross-platform authentication
Aug 12, 2013 – While the growth of internet-connected TV and radio receivers has opened up many new possibilities for online and hybrid services, authentication remains a blocking point. A solution to this problem would unlock the potential for a minor revolution in the usually anonymous world of broadcasting.
News categories: European Broadcasting Union, Content Protection, Digital TV, Europe, TV Services

StarHub Launches StarHub TV on Fibre
Mar 14, 2013 – The IPTV service, StarHub TV on Fibre, offers access to HD content and over three times as many TV channels as the existing digital terrestrial platform. The service will initially be available only to commercial customers such as offices, restaurants and pubs.
News categories: StarHub, Fibre, IPTV, Singapore

Yahoo! and Samsung Form Partnership to Deliver Interactive TV
Nov 5, 2012 – Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Samsung have announced an expanded multi-year partnership to integrate Yahoo!'s Broadcast Interactivity platform into Samsung Smart TVs. Yahoo! Broadcast Interactivity will be deployed in Samsung's SyncPlus platform.
News categories: Yahoo!, Samsung, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, Streaming, USA

Opera TV Store: Connect your TV to the web world
Sep 1, 2011 – Opera Software has launched its Opera TV Store, a complete HTML5 based store solution for easy implementation into connected TVs by OEMs and easily reached by developers and content providers.
News categories: Opera Software, Apps, Blu-ray, IBC2023, IFABerlin, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

D2 Technologies Acquires Webia Technologies
Mar 2, 2011 – D2 Technologies has acquired Webia Technologies through an all stock transaction. Headquartered in Taipei, Webia was one of the first software vendors to introduce set top box media player platforms based on Google's Android™ OS.
News categories: D2 Technologies, Webia Technologies, MandA, Media Player, Set Top Box, Streaming