Digital TV News: iN DEMAND

Link Net fixed broadband business to move to XL Axiata
Dec 6, 2023 – XL Axiata and Link Net have announced that they intend to transfer Link Net's fixed broadband business in Indonesia, including its 750,000 customers, to XL Axiata.
News categories: Axiata, Link Net, XL Axiata, Vivek Sood, Kanishka Wickrama, Dian Siswarini, Broadband, Fibre, Indonesia, MandA

Flat panel display oversupply to continue into 2024
Nov 27, 2023 – TVs represent the dominant share of flat panel display demand. DSCC expects TV panel unit growth of 1%-2% per year with the average size increasing from 48.2” in 2023 to 51.6” in 2027.
News categories: DSCC, Bob O'Brien, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

India Smart TV market grew 8% YoY in 1H23
Sep 25, 2023 – According to IDC, 4.5 million TVs were shipped to India in 1H23, up 8% YoY. Sales by e-tailers, new launches/model refreshes and clearing of old inventory fueled the growth.
News categories: IDC, Upasana Joshi, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Smart TV

RDK6 adds enhancements for IP and hybrid QAM/DVB set-tops
Sep 13, 2023 – Ahead of the 2023 RDK Summit in Amsterdam, RDK Management has announced RDK6 – the newest open-source software bundle designed to power video customer-premise equipment (CPE) for pay TV operators.
News categories: RDK Management, Jason Briggs, Gavin Sheldon, Apps, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, RDK, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Worldwide

EUTELSAT 10B satellite enters service
Jul 24, 2023 – Eutelsat (Paris: ETL) has announced the entry into service of EUTELSAT 10B at 10° East. The satellite will ensure continuity of video services when EUTELSAT 10A reaches end-of-life.
News categories: Eutelsat, Cyril Dujardin, Laurence Delpy, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Middle-East, Satellite

India Entertainment & Media industry to grow at 9.48% CAGR to 2027
Jul 17, 2023 – India's Entertainment & Media industry is expected to reach INR 6,828,903Cr (US$82.745bn) by 2027 - an 8.6% CAGR. These figures come from PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2023-2027.
News categories: PwC, Manpreet Singh Ahuja, Werner Ballhaus, Advertising, Digital TV, Gaming, India, Market Research, Streaming

Global entertainment and media industry to hit $2.8 trillion in 2027
Jun 27, 2023 – According to PwC, global entertainment & media (E&M) industry revenue rose 5.4% in 2022 to US$2.32 trillion – a sharp deceleration from the post-COVID 10.6% growth rate of 2021.
News categories: PwC, Werner Ballhaus, Advertising, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Worldwide

Taiwan Mobile selects Broadpeak for live video streaming to mobiles
Jun 7, 2023 – Taiwan Mobile is using Broadpeak's Origin Packager for live multiscreen video delivery across Asia. The Origin Packager enables Taiwan Mobile to package and protect ABR content delivered to mobile devices.
News categories: Broadpeak, Taiwan Mobile, Jacques Le Mancq, Asia, BroadcastAsia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Taiwan

India Smart TV shipments grew 28% in 2022
Apr 4, 2023 – India's smart TV shipments grew 28% YoY in 2022, according Counterpoint Research. For Q4 2022, the growth was almost flat at 2% YoY due to a slowdown in demand after the festive season.
News categories: Counterpoint, Akash Jatwala, Anshika Jain, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Semiconductor, Smart TV