Digital TV News: Passes

iWedia Teatro TV Browser deployed on over 40 million devices
Jul 9, 2024 – iWedia's embedded browsing engine, Teatro TV Browser has now been deployed in over 40 million devices worldwide, marking a new era of connectivity and user experience.
News categories: iWedia, Hans-Juergen Desor, Digital TV, HbbTV, UX, Worldwide

BH Telecom selects Appear to deliver Moja TV service
Jul 9, 2024 – Appear has been selected by BH Telecom to enhance the live channel processing software of its Moja TV service via the provision of an IPTV transcoding and multiplexing platform.
News categories: Appear, BH Telecom, Thomas Bostrøm Jorgensen, Adnan Kapetanović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV

Passes selects Bitmovin Player and Analytics to empower creators
Jun 26, 2024 – Passes has deployed the Bitmovin Player and Analytics on Google Cloud to provide a more seamless streaming experience for its users, with more robust DRM support to protect creators' content.
News categories: Bitmovin, Passes, Stefan Lederer, Aaron Friedlander, Digital TV, DRM, Media Player, Streaming, Worldwide

Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS partner on XR sports
Jun 18, 2024 – Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS have partnered to accelerate commercialization of XR sports, drawing on Accedo's expertise in video, Qualcomm's XR technology, and HBS' sports ecosystem.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, HBS, Michael Lantz, Patrick Costello, Sylvain Lebreton, Digital TV, Metaverse, Semiconductor, UX, Worldwide

Cineverse exceeds ten million YouTube subscribers
Jun 13, 2024 – Cineverse (NASDAQ: CNVS) has passed 10 million subscribers to its fandom-focused YouTube channels, driven by social video channels for several of its brands.
News categories: Cineverse, Digital TV, Social TV, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

Belgium's BASE adds broadband and TV to mobile offer
Jun 3, 2024 – BASE has announced that from June 3rd, it will be adding a fixed Internet offer (BASE Internet) and a TV offer (BASE TV) to its existing mobile offering (BASE mobile).
News categories: BASE, Telenet, Gérald Demortier, John Porter, Belgium, Broadband, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box

Orange France upgrades set-top box with SoftAtHome
May 29, 2024 – Orange France has launched its latest set-top box, the STB 6, powered by SoftAtHome, bringing the voice control into the living room. The box is powered by a more energy-efficient Broadcom chipset.
News categories: SoftAtHome, Orange, Arnaud Bensaid, Orange France,, Digital TV, France, IPTV, Set Top Box, UX

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