Digital TV News: ISSI

BCN chooses Broadpeak for IPTV and OTT delivery in India
Jun 15, 2022 – Broadpeak has announced that Indian MSO Bhimavaram Community Network (BCN) has selected Broadpeak to power its new live video and VOD OTT service. Broadpeak will provide BCN with technology for multicast and unicast streaming, including its nanoCDN multicast ABR solution.
News categories: Broadpeak, Bhimavaram Community Network, Jacques Le Mancq, Srinivas Raju Rudraraju, Cable TV, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, RDK, Streaming

MEASAT-3d satellite ready for launch on June 22nd
Jun 14, 2022 – The Airbus-built MEASAT-3d satellite is in Kourou, French Guiana ready for launch on June 22, 2022. MEASAT-3d will be positioned at 91.5°E providing redundancy and additional capacity for video distribution in the Asia-Pacific region.
News categories: Airbus, Francois Gaullier, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Satellite

NEXTGEN TV broadcasting begins in Fresno-Visalia
Jun 9, 2022 – Television stations serving the Fresno-Visalia market have begun broadcasting with NEXTGEN TV. The launch includes KGPE, KMPH-TV, KSEE, KNSO and KFRE-TV. BitPath led the planning process and coordinated efforts across the five stations.
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

LCD TV panel prices fall to new low, production capacity cut in 3Q22
Jun 9, 2022 – According to TrendForce, LCD TV panel quotations have borne the brunt of downgrades in purchase volume from TV brands, with pricing for most panels falling to record lows. Consequently, LCD TV panel production capacity in 3Q22 will be down 12% compared with original planning.
News categories: TrendForce, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

IP data reception demonstrated on vehicle moving between ATSC 3.0 transmitters
Jun 3, 2022 – Alchemedia SG has demonstrated that their Broadcast Services Core, integrated with other IP services, seamlessly transported IP data to a moving automobile traveling between four adjacent Michigan broadcast transmitters.
News categories: Alchemedia SG, John Heinen, Lynn Rowe, ATSC 3, Broadband, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, USA

NextGen TV broadcasting begins in Greenville, SC
Jun 2, 2022 – Television stations serving the Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville-Anderson market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WLOS (ABC), WSPA-TV (CBS), WHNS (FOX), WYFF (NBC) and WMYA-TV (MyNet).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

WideOrbit adds automated addressable ad replacement for live-streamed broadcasts
Jun 1, 2022 – WideOrbit has announced the latest release of WO Traffic, the company’s broadcast media ad sales and commercial operations platform. WO Traffic v22.0 introduces the platform's addressable ad replacement solution for live streams.
News categories: WideOrbit, Will Offeman, Advertising, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

VlogBox certified to support Extreme Reach VAST tags
May 31, 2022 – VlogBox has announced that it is now certified by Extreme Reach (ER) to support ER VAST tags. The company and its publishers can now use the tags to connect to advertisers that use ER as their primary ad server.
News categories: VlogBox, Extreme Reach, Tetyana Seredyuk, Mary Vestewig, Advertising, Apps, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Pluto TV launches in the Nordics
May 18, 2022 – Pluto TV has expanded to the Nordics, launching in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The service unveiled a programming line-up that features more than 70 unique and locally curated channels now live in each country.
News categories: Paramount, Pluto TV, Tom Ryan, Denmark, Digital TV, Norway, Streaming, Sweden