Digital TV News: Dialog

SKT, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank plan LLM JV
Feb 26, 2024 – SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank have held the inaugural meeting of the Global Telco AI Alliance (GTAA) and announced plans to establish a Large Language Model joint venture.
News categories: SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel, SoftBank, Ryu Young-sang, Claudia Nemat, Dena Almansoori, Yuen Kuan Moon, Hideyuki Tsukuda, MWC24, UX, Worldwide

Panasonic announces televisions with Fire TV built in
Jan 8, 2024 – Panasonic has announced two OLED TVs for 2024, the Z95A (65" and 55") and Z93A (77"), with Fire TV built in. The TVs are not just entertainment devices but also hubs for smart home management.
News categories: Panasonic, Akira Toyoshima, CES2024, Digital TV, HbbTV, Smart Home, Smart TV, TV OS, USA

Local TV stations launch NextGen TV in El Paso, Texas
Dec 14, 2023 – Local television stations serving the El Paso market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes KVIA-TV (ABC), KDBC-TV (CBS), KTSM-TV (NBC), KFOX-TV (FOX), and KTDO (Telemundo).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

WPIX, WABC-TV, WXTV-DT launch NextGen TV in New York City metro area
Dec 14, 2023 – Three TV stations serving the New York City metropolitan area have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WPIX (CW), WABC-TV (ABC), and WXTV-DT (Univision).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Amazon announces Fire TV product updates
Sep 20, 2023 – Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has announced a range of updates to its Fire TV family, introducing voice search with generative AI, upgrades to the Fire TV Ambient Experience, and more powerful Fire TV Sticks.
News categories: Amazon, Tapas Roy, Digital TV, Set Top Box, USA, UX

NextGen TV launched by five local TV stations in Reno, NV
Jul 25, 2023 – Television stations serving the Reno market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes KOLO-TV (ABC), KTVN (CBS), KRXI-TV (Fox), KRNV-DT (NBC), and KNSN-TV (MyNet).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, USA

NextGen TV launched in South Bend, Indiana
Jun 29, 2023 – Television stations serving the South Bend-Elkhart TV market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WSBT-TV, WNDU-TV, WSJV, WNI and WHME-TV.
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

tvOS 17 brings FaceTime and video conferencing to Apple TV 4K
Jun 5, 2023 – Apple has announced Apple TV 4K software updates for this fall. With tvOS 17, FaceTime comes to Apple TV 4K, along with other enhancements for a more personalised experience.
News categories: Apple, Bob Borchers, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Streaming, TV OS, Worldwide

Bharti Airtel Lanka to combine operations with Dialog Axiata
May 2, 2023 – Dialog Axiata, Axiata Group and Bharti Airtel have entered into a binding term sheet to combine operations of Bharti Airtel Lanka (Private) Limited, Airtel's wholly-owned subsidiary with Dialog.
News categories: Dialog Axiata, Axiata Group, Bharti Airtel, MandA, Sri Lanka