Digital TV News: Blockbuster

Accedo supports extension of ITVX to Sony PlayStation
May 22, 2024 – Accedo has worked with ITV to bring its streaming service, ITVX to PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles in the UK, broadening its reach and making its content available to more viewers.
News categories: Accedo, ITV, Martin Sebelius, Huw Byrne Jones, Apps, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Disney and WBD announce Disney+, Hulu, Max bundle
May 8, 2024 – Disney Entertainment and Warner Bros. Discovery have announced a new streaming bundle that includes Disney+, Hulu and Max, set to launch this summer in the U.S.
News categories: Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery, Joe Earley, JB Perrette, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Paramount to exclusively represent SkyShowtime advertising sales
Apr 22, 2024 – SkyShowtime has concluded an exclusive deal for Paramount to handle SkyShowtime's advertising sales across all of its markets, providing access to advertising in 20+ European markets.
News categories: SkyShowtime, Paramount, Monty Sarhan, Hristina Georgieva, Lee Sears, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

Sky Sports Main Event latency reduced on Entertainment OS devices
Apr 18, 2024 – Sky Sports Main Event viewers will soon be able to watch the channel in low latency, reducing the time between the action on the pitch and watching on Sky Glass and Stream.
News categories: Sky, Digital TV, Gaming, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, UK, UX

Cineverse enlists Vionlabs and Datatonic for cineSearch
Apr 10, 2024 – Cineverse (NASDAQ: CNVS) has selected Vionlabs and Datatonic as key technology partners for the company's new generative AI search and discovery tool, cineSearch.
News categories: Cineverse, Vionlabs, Datatonic, Google Cloud, Tony Huidor, Marcus Bergström, Valentin Cojocaru, Anil Saboo, Big Data, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, USA, UX, Worldwide

Vi announces ultimate entertainment app
Mar 27, 2024 – Vi has introduced an entertainment app, Vi Movies & TV, providing access to 13+ OTT apps, 400+ live TV channels, and complimentary access to several content libraries - all under one roof.
News categories: Vodafone Idea, Avneesh Khosla, Apps, Digital TV, India, Streaming

Paramount+ announces international rollout plan details
Mar 19, 2024 – Paramount+ (NASDAQ: PARA; PARAA) has announced launch timing and pricing for its international ad-supported subscription offering. Its Premium subscription plan is also to be rolled out in Europe.
News categories: Paramount+, Marco Nobili, Lee Sears, Australia, Canada, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

Samba TV releases latest State of Viewership report
Feb 8, 2024 – According to Samba TV's latest viewership report, linear continues its decline in reach while streaming viewing has swelled. The report also gives an early look at the impact of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes.
News categories: Samba TV, Ashwin Navin, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, USA

TF1 Group launches new free streaming platform, TF1+
Dec 20, 2023 – TF1 is to launch TF1+, France's first' free streaming platform, on January 8, 2024. The platform is a one-stop news and entertainment destination with a premium offer of family-friendly programmes.
News categories: TF1 Group, Rodolphe Belmer, Claire Basini, Digital TV, France, Streaming