Digital TV News: AWS

DIRECTV Advertising unveils slate of product enhancements
Jun 6, 2024 – DIRECTV Advertising has unveiled a slate of product enhancements, bringing its expertise to address marketers biggest challenges, including incremental reach, privacy and brand safety.
News categories: DIRECTV Advertising, Amy Leifer, Liz Leonard, Advertising, Digital TV, USA

Accedo and Deutsche Telekom partner on immersive sports streaming
Jun 6, 2024 – Accedo has worked with Deutsche Telekom on XR sports streaming of live sports, showing interactive features such as live stats, multi-camera feeds, player cards and 3D sponsored experiences.
News categories: Accedo, Deutsche Telekom, Michael Lantz, Daniel Aslam, Advertising, Digital TV, Germany, Metaverse, Streaming, UX

Astro selects Amagi and AWS to transition playout to the Cloud
May 31, 2024 – Astro, with Amagi, is modernizing systems and infrastructure for the playout and origination of its linear channels and playout disaster recovery capabilities and transitioning them to AWS.
News categories: Amagi, Astro, Amazon Web Services, Srinivasan KA, Mauro Di Pietro Paolo, Pete Murray, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Malaysia

Pluto TV FAST platform draws movie enthusiasts in droves
May 16, 2024 – Research from Omdia and PlumResearch reveals that 43% of all viewing on Pluto TV is attributed to its FAST movie channels, underscoring the platform's dominance in the streaming landscape.
News categories: Omdia, PlumResearch, Maria Rua Aguete, Digital TV, Europe, Latin America, Market Research, North America, Streaming

Vodafone TV customers down 656,000 in 1Q 2024
May 14, 2024 – VodafoneGroup has announced FY24 results for the year ended 31 March 2024. TV customers in Germany fell 653,000 in the quarter owing to changes in bulk TV contracting regulations for MDUs.
News categories: Vodafone, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, IPTV, Portugal, Results, Subscribers

Livepeer Studio cuts the cost of live streaming & transcoding
May 8, 2024 – Livepeer Studio enables providers to step away from using traditional cloud giants and tap into a decentralized network architecture, driving down video transcoding and delivery fees by up to 80%.
News categories: Livepeer Studio, Eric Tang, Bill Ottman, Rudy J. Ellis, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Worldwide

FuboTV releases results for quarter ended March 31, 2024
May 3, 2024 – FuboTV (NYSE: FUBO) has announced results for 1Q 2024. The company closed with 1.511 million paid subscribers in North America, up 18% YoY, and 397,000 subscribers in the Rest of World, up 5% YoY.
News categories: FuboTV, David Gandler, Edgar Bronfman Jr, Digital TV, North America, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

SafeShark finds connected devices not compliant with UK security law
May 2, 2024 – SafeShark has conducted analysis on over 100 connected consumer devices on the UK market, finding that three-quarters are not compliant with the requirements of the UK's Product Security and Telecoms Infrastructure Act.
News categories: SafeShark, Alex Buchan, Digital TV, Market Research, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Software, UK

Laws to protect consumers from cyber threats come into force in the UK
Apr 29, 2024 – Manufacturers will be legally required to protect consumers from hackers and cyber criminals accessing devices with internet or network connectivity, as the UK becomes the first country to introduce such laws.
News categories: UK Government, Digital TV, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UK