Digital TV News: ONE

TCL ranked as Top 2 global TV brand for second consecutive year
Feb 28, 2024 – According to Omdia, in 2023 TCL maintained its second position in the global TV market for the second year in a row with shipments of 25.26 million units, representing a 12.5% market share.
News categories: TCL, Omdia, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Wiztivi develops connected TV app for Equidia
Feb 29, 2024 – Wiztivi has worked with Equidia, a French thematic television channel specializing in horse racing, to unveil its latest bespoke video application tailored for connected TVs.
News categories: Wiztivi, Equidia, Adhish Kulkarni, Benjamin Labarthe-Piol, Apps, Digital TV, France, Streaming

LG and Meta join forces on XR device development
Feb 28, 2024 – LG is ramping up its collaboration with Meta. LG envisions that by bringing together Meta's platform with capabilities from its TV business, a distinctive ecosystem can be forged in the XR domain.
News categories: LG Electronics, Meta Platforms, William Cho, Park Hyoung-sei, Mark Zuckerberg, Digital TV, Metaverse, Worldwide

Swisscom negotiating to acquire Vodafone Italia
Feb 28, 2024 – Swisscom has confirmed it is in negotiation with Vodafone Group regarding the acquisition of 100% of Vodafone Italia. Swisscom plans to merge Vodafone Italia with Fastweb.
News categories: Swisscom, Vodafone Group, Digital TV, IPTV, Italy, MandA

DAZN and GeoComply to pilot Content Access Control system
Feb 21, 2024 – DAZN launched GeoComply's VPN and proxy detection solution last year, and now plans to work with the GeoComply team to introduce a geolocation solution to the media and entertainment vertical.
News categories: GeoComply, DAZN, Anna Sainsbury, Sandeep Tiku, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Viacom18 to be merged into Star India
Feb 28, 2024 – Reliance Industries, Viacom 18 Media and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) have signed agreements to create a JV that will combine the businesses of Viacom18 and Star India.
News categories: The Walt Disney Company, Reliance Industries, Bob Iger, Mukesh D Ambani, Nita M. Ambani, Uday Shankar, Digital TV, India, MandA, Streaming

Brightcove adds Google Ad Manager support
Feb 27, 2024 – Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV) is entering into a strategic partnership with Google to enhance its Ad Monetization service by supporting customers that use Google Ad Manager.
News categories: Brightcove, Google Ad Manager, Marc DeBevoise, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Netgem unifies TV, streaming and cloud gaming at Zeop in Réunion
Feb 27, 2024 – Netgem has unveiled a service that seamlessly combines live TV, streaming, and Cloud Gaming all in one place, with the launch of Zeop gaming in France.
News categories: Netgem, Gamestream, Zeop, Mathias Hautefort, Ivan Lebeau, Emmanuel André, Digital TV, France, Gaming, IPTV, Mascarene Islands

Ateme transcoders integrate Verance Aspect watermarking
Feb 27, 2024 – Ateme has integrated Verance Aspect Watermarking into the audio chain of its Ateme TITAN transcoders, enabling wider distribution of NextGen Broadcast interactive experiences.
News categories: Verance, Ateme, Nil Shah, Julien Mandel, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Content Identification, Digital TV, USA