Digital TV News: BASE

Anghami selects Bitmovin VOD encoder
Jul 16, 2024 – Bitmovin has announced that Anghami (NASDAQ: ANGH) has selected its VOD Encoding, deployed on AWS to encode its expansive catalogue of content in the highest quality at speed and scale.
News categories: Bitmovin, Anghami, Stefan Lederer, Elias Khoury, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Middle-East, Streaming

Global E&M revenues projected to hit $3.4 trillion in 2028
Jul 16, 2024 – According to PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2024-28 report, the entertainment & media (E&M) industry continued to grow in 2023, with global revenues up 5% in 2023 at US$2.8 trillion.
News categories: PwC, Werner Ballhaus, Wilson Chow, Advertising, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Samsung's Tizen OS to power Stellar TVs from Loewe
Jul 15, 2024 – Samsung has announced that Tizen OS will be embedded in Loewe's latest premium TV, stellar. Tizen OS offers a wealth of content and service options, making it the ideal choice for Loewe's customers.
News categories: Samsung, Loewe, YS Kim, Digital TV, Europe, Smart TV, TV OS

Telefónica repurposes over 19 million routers and set-tops
Jul 12, 2024 – Telefónica has developed a platform which uses blockchain to enhance traceability, monitoring and control of its CPEs. Since its implementation, the company has reused over 19 million STBs and routers.
News categories: Telefónica, Fernando Valero, Digital TV, IPTV, Router, Set Top Box, Spain

ZTE and Telkomsel deploy two millionth STB powered by Android TV
Jul 11, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has held a collaborative event with Telkomsel to celebrate the distribution of two million set-top boxes powered by Android TV and one million internet modems.
News categories: ZTE, Telkomsel, Wu Xin, Android TV, Digital TV, Indonesia, IPTV, Results, Set Top Box

Media Excel boosting streaming efficiency with AI
Jul 11, 2024 – Media Excel will show its new AI-based DIVA encoding technology at IBC 2024. The technology delivers a 20% or better reduction in bandwidth usage for streamed HEVC-encoded video content.
News categories: Media Excel, Narayanan Rajan, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2024, Worldwide

9 of the 11 most widespread TV and VOD groups in Europe are US-based
Jul 11, 2024 – The European Audiovisual Observatory has published a new edition of its annual report on TV channels, on-demand services and video-sharing platforms in Europe.
News categories: European Audiovisual Observatory, Dr. Agnes Schneeberger, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research

Partner Communications licenses video app technology from 'yes'
Jul 9, 2024 – yes (TASE: BEZQ) has entered into an agreement with Partner Communications, giving Partner the right to market to its subscribers a video app, provided and supported by yes, and based on yes's Sting+ service.
News categories: 'yes', Partner Communications, Apps, Digital TV, Israel, Streaming

Barb issues tender for Barb Data Hub
Jul 9, 2024 – Barb has issued an invitation to tender for Barb Data Hub, a new centralised system for accessing its trusted viewing figures. The tender is for the development of the new hub and codebase.
News categories: Barb, Caroline Baxter, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, UK