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Pay TV subscribers in Portugal up 88,000 YoY at end Q1 2024
Jul 5, 2024 – According to ANACOM, at the end of Q1 2024 there were 4.6 million pay TV subscribers in Portugal, up 88,000 on the same quarter of 2023 - the lowest YoY growth (+2.0%) since the end of 2013.
News categories: ANACOM, Cable TV, Digital TV, Fibre, IPTV, Market Research, Portugal, Satellite

KT launches third generation IPTV tablet
Jul 4, 2024 – KT has announced its 'Genie TV Tab 3', a tablet-type IPTV terminal. The new generation has a larger 11" screen and is lighter weight compared to its predecessor.
News categories: KT Corp, Kim Byeong-gyun, Digital TV, IPTV, Korea, Portable, Set Top Box

Cellecor Gadgets adopts Tizen OS for Smart TVs
Jul 2, 2024 – Cellecor Gadgets is incorporating Samsung's Tizen OS into all of its Smart TVs. Tizen OS enhances the user experience with features like screen mirroring, voice assistance and home automation.
News categories: Cellecor, Tizen, Nikhil Aggarwal, Digital TV, India, Smart TV, TV OS

Simply.TV acquires InFlow Media
Jul 3, 2024 – Simply.TV has acquired InFlow Media. InFlow Media provides EPG metadata and has been instrumental in supporting the transition to time-shift viewing, PVRs and VOD in the Nordics.
News categories: Simply.TV, InFlow Media, Daniel Rühmann, Rune Skogeng, Tina Mari Flem, Big Data, Digital TV, Europe, MandA, UX

Planetcast announces faultless delivery of 2024 IPL season
Jul 3, 2024 – Planetcast Media Services has announced faultless delivery of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season, with zero downtime or glitches across 74 matches held in 13 stadiums.
News categories: Planetcast, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Worldwide

AR/VR panel shipments to increase 12% in 2024
Jul 1, 2024 – DSCC is forecasting display shipments for AR/VR headsets to grow 12% Y/Y in 2024. DSCC now expects panel shipments in 2024 to be much lower than the 19M units previously forecast.
News categories: DSCC, Market Research, Metaverse, Worldwide

Astro Malaysia presents results for quarter ended 30 April 2024
Jun 25, 2024 – Astro Malaysia has presented unaudited results for the quarter ended 30 April 2024. Year-on-year, Astro's TV customer base decreased by 3% from 5.458 million to 5.309 million subscribers.
News categories: Astro Malaysia, Digital TV, Malaysia, Satellite, Set Top Box, Streaming, Subscribers

Passes selects Bitmovin Player and Analytics to empower creators
Jun 26, 2024 – Passes has deployed the Bitmovin Player and Analytics on Google Cloud to provide a more seamless streaming experience for its users, with more robust DRM support to protect creators' content.
News categories: Bitmovin, Passes, Stefan Lederer, Aaron Friedlander, Digital TV, DRM, Media Player, Streaming, Worldwide

German study shows high consumer interest in 5G broadcast
Jun 27, 2024 – A German study from Kantar shows a high level of consumer interest in 5G Broadcast, with two thirds of respondents imagining 5G Broadcast's 'TV to go' as a good alternative to streaming via the internet.
News categories: Media Broadcast, Francie Petrick, 5G, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Germany