Digital TV News: Google Assistant

ZTE launches soundbar STB powered by Android TV
May 30, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) unveiled a soundbar set-top box (STB) powered by Android TV at BroadcastAsia 2024. The STB also integrates Dolby Atmos immersive audio technology.
News categories: ZTE, Dolby, Android TV, Asia, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX

Vantiva has shipped 22 million Android TV set-top boxes
Apr 16, 2024 – Vantiva (Paris: VANTI) has announced that it has sold 22 million Android TV set-top boxes to date. The company had a 25% market share as of the end of 2023 according to the latest Omdia STB report.
News categories: Vantiva, Google, Leopold Diouf, Shalini Govil-Pai, Android TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Set Top Box, Worldwide

Shift2Stream to use Tolka ATSC 3.0 certified software in Vélo STB
Apr 11, 2024 – Shift2Stream and Tolka have announced that Shift2Stream will use Tolka's ATSC 3.0 certified software stack in Vélo, its NextGen TV hybrid OTT/OTA Google-certified STB powered by Android TV.
News categories: Tolka, Shift2Stream, Alex Day, Mark Jensen, Android TV, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, USA

ZTE and Moratelindo deploy Android TV STB in Indonesia
Mar 14, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) and Moratelindo have launched ZTE's B866V2FA Android TV STB in Indonesia, enabling users to enjoy access to a wide variety of entertainment from around the world.
News categories: ZTE, Moratelindo, Musa Gan, Michael C. Mcphail, Android TV, Digital TV, Indonesia, IPTV, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

Teads partners with VIDAA on Hisense CTV native display ads
Feb 5, 2024 – Teads has announced an exclusive international partnership with VIDAA USA to extend advertiser reach with CTV native display inventory on its smart TV OS.
News categories: Teads, VIDAA, Jeremy Arditi, Guy Edri, Amanda Erlbacher, Advertising, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, Worldwide

Bell launches next generation Fibe TV service
Jan 25, 2024 – Bell has launched its next generation Fibe TV service in Atlantic Canada with live TV, on demand shows and apps all in one place, and powerful search options to make the experience even better.
News categories: Bell, Glen LeBlanc, Android TV, Canada, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box

Vodafone TV PLAY smart entertainment hub launched in Ireland
Jan 8, 2024 – Vodafone Ireland has unveiled its new TV offering, Vodafone TV PLAY - an all-in-one smart entertainment hub and soundbar, with built-in immersive audio.
News categories: Vodafone, Amanda Nelson, Digital TV, IPTV, Ireland, Set Top Box

TalkTalk rolls out TV Hub to fibre broadband customers
Dec 14, 2023 – TalkTalk's fibre broadband customers are now able to get the TalkTalk TV Hub. The TV box launched earlier this year as a limited release for Full Fibre customers and is now being rolled out more widely.
News categories: TalkTalk, Matthew Poole, Android TV, Digital TV, Fibre, IPTV, Set Top Box, UK

Porsche expands infotainment partnership with Google
Oct 30, 2023 – Porsche will offer Google services in future vehicle generations. The integration will include Google Maps, Google Assistant and a range of apps available through the Google Play Store.
News categories: Porsche, Google, Oliver Blume, Hiroshi Lockheimer, Apps, In-Car, Worldwide