Digital TV News: NBA

MediaKind launches streaming platform for Microsoft Azure users
Jul 25, 2023 – MediaKind has unveiled MK/IO, a VOD and live streaming solution built on Microsoft Azure. MK/IO offers encoding, packaging for files and streams, DRM support and a native media player.
News categories: MediaKind, Microsoft Azure, Allen Broome, Simon Crownshaw, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Software, Worldwide

Movistar relaunches Movistar Plus+ with new streaming TV service
Jul 21, 2023 – Movistar has relaunched Movistar Plus+, with an enhanced TV service that will be available to its miMovistar customers and will also be accessible, regardless of operator, in OTT mode.
News categories: Movistar Plus, Digital TV

U.S. TV streaming usage hits all-time high in June
Jul 18, 2023 – According to Nielsen's June 2023 report of The Gauge, streaming accounted for 37.7% of overall TV usage in the U.S. in June, a record high share total for the digital format.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Joymo and British Basketball launch live streaming service
Jun 13, 2023 – Joymo and the British Basketball Federation have unveiled a partnership for the launch of GB Basketball TV. The Joymo-powered OTT hub becomes the home of GB Basketball content.
News categories: Joymo, British Basketball, Hannah Griffiths, Chris Grant, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, UK, Worldwide

European League Of Football partners with Endeavor Streaming
May 22, 2023 – The European League of Football (ELF) has partnered with Endeavor Streaming to develop its media distribution and OTT strategy, and enhance its streaming service, Game Pass.
News categories: Endeavor Streaming, European League Of Football, Pete Bellamy, Zeljko Karajica, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

EZDRM brings studio-approved DRM to WebRTC
Mar 9, 2023 – EZDRM has announced a WebRTC DRM solution enabling low-latency streaming applications with the same level of content protection as found in typical HTTP ABR delivery systems.
News categories: EZDRM, David Eisenbacher, Alex Davies, Digital TV, DRM, Media Player, Streaming, Worldwide

OS updates coming to Roku devices in the U.S. this spring
Mar 9, 2023 – Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) has announced platform-wide updates to its OS, with updates to Live TV, content discovery, Sports, the Roku Mobile App, and more rolling out in the U.S. this spring.
News categories: Roku, Preston Smalley, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, USA, UX

FAST to account for 20% of UK ad-supported video market by 2027
Mar 2, 2023 – Blue Ant International has released findings from a study, conducted by Omdia, revealing that FAST will account for nearly 20% of the UK's $3bn premium online ad-supported video market by 2027.
News categories: Blue Ant, Lilla Hurst, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, UK

Comedy most pirated genre of entertainment
Feb 2, 2023 – Synamedia has unveiled research, conducted by Ampere Analysis, analysing the impact of sports and entertainment piracy and the potential revenues that would result from converting pirate viewers to legal subscribers.
News categories: Synamedia, Ampere Analysis, Avigail Gutman, Guy Bisson, Brazil, Content Protection, Digital TV, Germany, India, Italy, Market Research, Thailand, UK, USA