Digital TV News: Discovery

TMT Insights adds ThinkAnalytics to operational management platform
Jul 18, 2024 – ThinkAnalytics has announce that TMT Insights is to integrate ThinkAnalytics' content discovery, channel scheduling and audience insights solutions into its operational management platform.
News categories: ThinkAnalytics, TMT Insights, Marc Aldrich, Andy Shenkler, Big Data, Digital TV, IBC2024, UX, 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

DVB releases new BlueBooks covering DVB-TA, DVB-I and DVB-DASH
Jul 9, 2024 – DVB has published an update to its Targeted Advertising specifications as well as commercial requirements for the addition of new CDN-related functionality to DVB-I and DVB-DASH.
News categories: DVB Project, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, QoE, Streaming, Worldwide

TVN Warner Bros. Discovery renews and expands HOTBIRD capacity
Jul 8, 2024 – Eutelsat (Paris/London:ETL) and TVN Warner Bros Discovery have inked a multi-transponder agreement renewing and expanding the group's capacity at Eutelsat's HOTBIRD video neighbourhood.
News categories: Eutelsat, TVN Warner Bros Discovery, Laurence Delpy, Krzysztof Kozłowski, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Poland, Satellite

Allente selects Simply.TV metadata for advanced super aggregation
Jul 8, 2024 – Allente has chosen Simply.TV's super aggregation platform to enhance content discovery for its subscribers across linear channels, transaction VOD and third-party content providers.
News categories: Simply.TV, Allente, Daniel Rühmann, Jon Espen Nergard, Big Data, Denmark, Digital TV, Finland, IBC2024, Norway, Sweden, UX

42% of US consumers are SVOD 'resubscribers'
Jul 8, 2024 – Research from Ampere Analysis shows that 42% of U.S. streaming subscribers regularly subscribe, cancel and resubscribe, and that bundling streaming services could help mitigate this churn.
News categories: Ampere Analysis, Daniel Monaghan, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

HARMAN and CARIAD provide further apps for Volkswagen vehicles
Jul 3, 2024 – HARMAN, alongside CARIAD, has expanded the range of apps available in the Group Application Store, a uniform in-car application store for cars of the Volkswagen Group brands, to more than 70.
News categories: HARMAN, CARIAD, Volkswagen, Jens Beckmann, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

Simply.TV acquires InFlow Media
Jul 3, 2024 – Simply.TV has acquired InFlow Media. InFlow Media provides EPG metadata and has been instrumental in supporting the transition to time-shift viewing, PVRs and VOD in the Nordics.
News categories: Simply.TV, InFlow Media, Daniel Rühmann, Rune Skogeng, Tina Mari Flem, Big Data, Digital TV, Europe, MandA, UX

Cloud TV adds ITG, Saregama, Fancode and Ultra Jhakaas content
Jul 1, 2024 – Cloud TV has partnered with India Today Group, Saregama, Fancode Sports App and Ultra Jhakaas Marathi OTT App to provide Cloud TV operating system users with additional entertainment content.
News categories: Cloud TV, Abhijeet Rajpurohit, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS