Digital TV News: NET

Deutsche Telekom TV subscribers up 101,000 in 1Q 2024
May 16, 2024 – Deutsche Telekom has published its results for Q1 2024. In the quarter, the company's Germany TV customer base grew by 73,000 to 4.4 million, with the rest of Europe up 28,000 at 4.3 million.
News categories: Deutsche Telekom, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, IPTV, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

Pluto TV FAST platform draws movie enthusiasts in droves
May 16, 2024 – Research from Omdia and PlumResearch reveals that 43% of all viewing on Pluto TV is attributed to its FAST movie channels, underscoring the platform's dominance in the streaming landscape.
News categories: Omdia, PlumResearch, Maria Rua Aguete, Digital TV, Europe, Latin America, Market Research, North America, Streaming

DAZN launches 10 free channels globally with Amagi
May 16, 2024 – DAZN has launched 10 new channels, in collaboration with Amagi, to extend its free sports offer. The inclusion of two new boxing channels further cements DAZN as the global home of combat sports.
News categories: DAZN, Amagi, Shay Segev, Baskar Subramanian, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Netflix to launch in-house ad technology platform
May 15, 2024 – At Netflix's 2024 Upfront presentation, Amy Reinhard, Netflix's President of Advertising, announced that the company will launch an in-house advertising technology platform by the end of 2025.
News categories: Netflix, Amy Reinhar, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

A+E Networks EMEA enhances BLAZE streaming service with Simplestream
May 15, 2024 – A+E Networks EMEA has upgraded its BLAZE streaming service in the UK with Simplestream. The enhanced service increases BLAZE's content offering, adding A+E Networks' collection of FAST channels.
News categories: A+E Networks, Simplestream, Julie Mitchelmore, James Hall, Dan Finch, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Minerva unveils FAST+ Service for operators in North America
May 15, 2024 – Minerva Networks has unveiled its FAST+ service, a fully hosted and managed cloud service that will enable its customers to offer dozens of Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) channels.
News categories: Minerva, Randy Osborne, Digital TV, North America, Streaming

Vodafone TV customers down 656,000 in 1Q 2024
May 14, 2024 – VodafoneGroup has announced FY24 results for the year ended 31 March 2024. TV customers in Germany fell 653,000 in the quarter owing to changes in bulk TV contracting regulations for MDUs.
News categories: Vodafone, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, IPTV, Portugal, Results, Subscribers

NOS Portugal adds 250 pay TV subscribers in 1Q 2024
May 14, 2024 – NOS has releases results for the first quarter of 2024. Fixed access pay TV continued to grow with 4,100 net adds in 1Q24 just offsetting the decline in lower revenue legacy DTH services.
News categories: NOS, Digital TV, IPTV, Portugal, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

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