Digital TV News: ART

NetRange Smart TV Portal gains FAST channels from OTTera
Jun 18, 2024 – NetRange and OTTera have announced that OTTera’s FAST channels are now available to TV manufacturers and content brands through the NetRange Smart TV Portal ecosystem.
News categories: ACCESS CO, OTTera, Netrange, Michi Uemetsu, Jordan Warkol, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming

Four local TV stations in Myrtle Beach-Florence launch NextGen TV
Jun 19, 2024 – TV stations serving the Myrtle Beach-Florence market have began broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WPDE-TV (ABC), WBTW (CBS), WHMC (ETV and SCETV PBS Kids 24/7) and WWMB (Dabl).
News categories: Bitpath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Outlook for AR/VR headsets is expected to improve
Jun 18, 2024 – Global shipments of AR/VR headsets declined 67.4% YoY in the first quarter of 2024, according to data from IDC. IDC forecasts headset shipments will return to growth later this year.
News categories: IDC, Jitesh Ubrani, Ramon T. Llamas, Market Research, Metaverse, Worldwide

Titan OS launches Titan Ads
Jun 19, 2024 – Titan OS has launched Titan Ads, a marketplace for its inventory on Philips, AOC and JVC Smart TVs, enabling advertisers to reach over 30 million streaming households in Europe.
News categories: Titan OS, Jacinto Roca, Tim Edwards, Gareth Vaughan Jones, Andy Barratt, Olivier Beal, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Smart TV

Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS partner on XR sports
Jun 18, 2024 – Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS have partnered to accelerate commercialization of XR sports, drawing on Accedo's expertise in video, Qualcomm's XR technology, and HBS' sports ecosystem.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, HBS, Michael Lantz, Patrick Costello, Sylvain Lebreton, Digital TV, Metaverse, Semiconductor, UX, Worldwide

Magnite and Charter extend ad partnership to Spectrum TV App
Jun 18, 2024 – Magnite (NASDAQ:MGNI) and Spectrum Reach have expanded their partnership to include the use of Magnite's programmatic advertising technology on the Spectrum TV App.
News categories: Magnite, Spectrum Reach, Matt McLeggon, Dan Callahan, Advertising, Apps, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

TF1+ now available in Belgium and Luxembourg
Jun 17, 2024 – TF1 group's free streaming platform TF1+ has launched in Belgium and Luxembourg. The TF1+ app will be available on 4 screens: mobile, tablet, PC, and the entire smart TV universe.
News categories: TF1, Belgium, Digital TV, Luxembourg, Streaming

Initiative launched to accelerate programmatic TV in Europe
Jun 17, 2024 – A consortium of industry players, with The Project X Initiative (PXI), has launched the European Programmatic TV Initiative (EPTVI) to support the development of programmatic advertising in Europe.
News categories: Equativ, PubMatic, Magnite, Cadent, Adform, Teiffyon Parry, Hitesh Bhatt, Julie Selman, Marcy Pentoney, Stefan Sommer, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe

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