Digital TV News: Now TV

Now TV launches Hong Kong's first addressable TV advertising service
Feb 14, 2024 – HKT's Now TV [SEHK: 6823] has launched Hong Kong’s first addressable TV advertising service, leveraging its first-party data to enable more precise campaign targeting for enterprises.
News categories: HKT, Now TV, Bruce Lam, Derek Choi, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Hong Kong, IPTV

Over half of Canadian TV streamers now stream ad-supported TV
Jan 19, 2024 – According to Roku's latest Video-on-Demand (VOD) Evolution study, three quarters (76%) of Canadians are TV streamers, and ad-supported TV is on the rise with over half (52%) tuning in.
News categories: Roku, Christina Summers, Advertising, Canada, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming

UK Entertainment Sales Grow 7% To £11.9bn
Jan 9, 2024 – The value of the UK music, video and games markets increased for the 11th successive year in 2023, rising 7% to an all-time record of £11.9bn, according to preliminary figures released by ERA.
News categories: digital entertainment and retail association, Ben Drury, Kim Bayley, Digital TV, DVD, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, UK

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

Xfinity launches Xumo Stream Box
Dec 12, 2023 – Xfinity Internet customers now have a new way to enjoy streaming entertainment in the home with the launch of the Xumo Stream Box, powered by Comcast's EntertainmentOS.
News categories: Comcast, Xumo, John Dixon, Digital TV, RDK, Set Top Box, Streaming, USA

Comcast introduces NOW TV in the U.S.
May 23, 2023 – Comcast has unveiled NOW TV, a streaming service that includes 40+ live channels from A&E, AMC, Hallmark and Warner Bros. Discovery, plus 20+ FAST channels from NBC, Sky and Xumo Play, and a subscription to Peacock Premium.
News categories: Comcast, Dave Watson, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Over half of Canadian TV streamers are watching ad-supported TV
Jan 19, 2023 – Roku has revealed results from a study examining Canadian TV streaming behaviours and trends. According to the report, 76% of Canadians are TV streamers and ad-supported TV is on the rise with 52% tuning in.
News categories: Roku, Christina Summers, Advertising, Canada, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming

UK entertainment sales at record £11.1bn for 2022
Jan 10, 2023 – The value of the UK home entertainment market soared to £11.1bn in 2022, an all-time record for music, video and games sales, according to ERA. The fastest growing sector in 2022 was video, up 14.4% to £4,432m.
News categories: Entertainment Retailers Association, Ben Drury, Kim Bayle, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, UK

TalkTalk launches TV Hub powered by Android TV
Oct 17, 2022 – TalkTalk has launched a TV Hub powered by Android TV. The box offers over 70 live TV channels, catchup services including BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub with streaming & subscription services including Netflix, Prime Video and NOW TV.
News categories: TalkTalk, Vantiva, Susie Buckridge, Christian Lefebvre, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box, Terrestrial, UK