Digital TV News: KET

20% of US internet households subscribe to a gaming service
May 14, 2024 – Parks Associates research finds that 89% of U.S. internet households subscribe to a streaming video service, with one in five households subscribing to a gaming service.
News categories: Parks Associates, Jennifer Kent, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, USA

StarHub Entertainment subscribers down 8,000 in 1Q2024
May 14, 2024 – StarHub has reported results for the period ended 31 March 2024. The company's Entertainment subscriber base decreased 8,000 in the quarter and 39,000 YoY to finish at 329,000.
News categories: StarHub, Cable TV, Digital TV, Results, Singapore, Subscribers

Comcast to offer discounted Peacock, Netflix, Apple TV+ bundle
May 14, 2024 – Speaking at a MoffettNathanson conference, Comcast's chief executive Brian Roberts said that Comcast is to launch a three-way streaming bundle comprising Peacock, Netflix and Apple TV+.
News categories: Comcast, Brian Roberts, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Eutelsat reports results for the period ended 31 March 2024
May 14, 2024 – Eutelsat (Paris/London: ETL) has reported results to end-March 2024. In the quarter, video revenues amounted to €160.2 million, down 4.9% YoY, in line with the broader market trend.
News categories: Eutelsat, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, Worldwide

Nielsen launches The Media Distributor Gauge
May 14, 2024 – Nielsen has launched The Media Distributor Gauge, a cross-platform view of total TV consumption across broadcast, cable and streaming, aggregated and ranked by media company.
News categories: Nielsen, Karthik Rao, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

SES Ethiosat delivering content to 95% of TV homes in Ethiopia
May 14, 2024 – SES has announced that its Ethiosat platform at 57°E now delivers content to 17 million TV households in Ethiopia, up 7 million compared to 2022, with its reach penetration growing to 95%.
News categories: SES S.A, Norbert Hölzle, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Ethiopia, Satellite

ocilion enhances user experience with Simply.TV metadata
May 10, 2024 – ocilion has chosen Simply.TV's linear and VOD data to enhance the UX for its TV customers, improving the content discovery process across linear channels, channel packages, VOD and apps.
News categories: Simply.TV, ocilion, Daniel Rühmann, Thomas Bichlmeir, ANGA COM, Austria, Big Data, Digital TV, Germany, IPTV, Switzerland, UX

Vantiva RDK device shipments exceed 125 million
May 13, 2024 – Vantiva (Paris: VANTI) has shipped more than 125 million RDK-based CPE products since 2012. The milestone includes both RDK-Broadband and RDK-Video shipments.
News categories: Vantiva, RDK Management, Leopold Diouf, Jason Briggs, CPE, Digital TV, RDK, Set Top Box, Worldwide