Digital TV News: Audi

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Nielsen launches The Media Distributor Gauge
May 14, 2024 – Nielsen has launched The Media Distributor Gauge, a cross-platform view of total TV consumption across broadcast, cable and streaming, aggregated and ranked by media company.
News categories: Nielsen, Karthik Rao, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

SES Ethiosat delivering content to 95% of TV homes in Ethiopia
May 14, 2024 – SES has announced that its Ethiosat platform at 57°E now delivers content to 17 million TV households in Ethiopia, up 7 million compared to 2022, with its reach penetration growing to 95%.
News categories: SES S.A, Norbert Hölzle, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Ethiopia, Satellite

LG Ad Solutions to adopt Unified ID 2.0
May 9, 2024 – LG Ad Solutions has initiated the integration of the Unified ID 2.0 solution (UID2) to enable advertisers to use their first-party data across LG's audience network in a privacy-conscious manner.
News categories: LG Ad Solutions, The Trade Desk, Mike Brooks, Will Doherty, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Ofcom reviews future of DTT in the UK
May 9, 2024 – Ofcom has provided the UK Government with a report on terrestrial TV distribution based on a review of market changes that may affect the way content reaches audiences on DTT in the future.
News categories: Ofcom, Ed Leighton, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Market Research, Regulation, Terrestrial, UK

Telefónica pay TV accesses down 45,000 in 1Q 2024
May 9, 2024 – Telefónica has presented results for the first quarter of 2024. In Spain, Pay TV net adds were positive for the third quarter in a row (+7k). Globally Pay TV subscribers fell 45,000.
News categories: Telefónica, Brazil, Digital TV, IPTV, Latin America, Results, Satellite, Spain, UK

Simply.TV provides metadata to Drei TV Austria
May 7, 2024 – Simply.TV has announced that it is providing Drei TV with metadata for all its linear channels and catch-up libraries. Enhanced content visuals aim to boost the Drei streaming experience.
News categories: Simply.TV, Drei TV, Eva-Maria Oberdorfer, Austria, Big Data, Digital TV, UX

VIZIO reports Q1 2024 financial results
May 8, 2024 – VIZIO Holding (NYSE: VZIO) has announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The company reported 18.6 million SmartCast Active Accounts. SmartCast ARPU increased 17% YoY to $34.24.
News categories: VIZIO, Advertising, Digital TV, Results, Smart TV, Streaming, USA

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