Digital TV News: Appear

DISH Media offers Pause Ads on Sling TV
Jul 9, 2024 – DISH Media has announced the launch of Pause Ads, a new format for advertisers to engage viewers in a non-disruptive manner when they pause live or on-demand content on Sling TV.
News categories: DISH Media, Sling, Tom Fochetta, Advertising, Digital TV, USA, UX

BH Telecom selects Appear to deliver Moja TV service
Jul 9, 2024 – Appear has been selected by BH Telecom to enhance the live channel processing software of its Moja TV service via the provision of an IPTV transcoding and multiplexing platform.
News categories: Appear, BH Telecom, Thomas Bostrøm Jorgensen, Adnan Kapetanović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV

Beamr enhances video processing with AI features
Jul 1, 2024 – Beamr (NASDAQ: BMR) has added AI capability to its GPU-powered video service, Beamr Cloud. The enhancement allows for automatic caption and transcription generation for videos in multiple languages.
News categories: Beamr, Sharon Carmel, Dani Megrelishvili, Big Data, Content Distribution, Digital TV, UX, Worldwide

Apple Vision Pro arrives in new countries and regions
Jun 10, 2024 – Apple Vision Pro will be available in China mainland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore from June 28. In Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK the device will be available from July 12.
News categories: Apple, Tim Cook, Asia, Digital TV, Europe, Metaverse

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

Sky Stream available in Italy from June 3rd
May 27, 2024 – Sky Italia has announced that Sky Stream will be available in Italy from June 3. The Entertainment OS-based box integrates Sky content with streaming apps and FTA channels into a single interface.
News categories: Sky Italia, Andrea Duilio, Digital TV, Italy, Set Top Box, Streaming

Netflix publishes July to December 2023 viewing report
May 23, 2024 – Netflix has published the second edition of its What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report, capturing Netflix viewership from July to December 2023, covering 99% of all viewing on Netflix.
News categories: Netflix, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Allen Media Group offers in-stream 'Frame' ads with BrightLine
May 20, 2024 – Allen Media Group (AMG) has launched an in-stream 'Frame' ad format on its The Weather Channel, Local Now and HBCU Go apps, powered by streaming ad technology from BrightLine.
News categories: BrightLine, Allen Media Group, Robert Aksman, Byron Allen, Advertising, Digital TV, USA, UX

Fubo unveils new CTV ad offerings at 2024 IAB NewFronts
May 1, 2024 – FuboTV (NYSE: FUBO) announced during IAB NewFronts a suite of four new CTV ad units, expanding the volume and variety of the company's ad offerings.
News categories: Fubo, Dina Roman, Advertising, Digital TV, NewFronts, Streaming, USA