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Xperi debuts TiVo One cross-screen ad platform
May 21, 2024 – TiVo (NYSE:XPER) has added to the capabilities of the Xperi media platform with the launch of the TiVo One ad platform, combining ad inventory across multiple end-points in the home and the car.
News categories: Xperi, Jon Kirchner, Mike Laband, Advertising, Digital TV, In-Car, IPTV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, Worldwide

Global TV shipments declined 4% YoY in Q1 2024
May 20, 2024 – Global TV shipments declined 4% Y/Y in the first quarter of 2024, according to Counterpoint Research. Weakness was seen in all regions, with declines particularly noticeable in China and Japan.
News categories: Counterpoint Research, DSCC, Sujeong Lim, Calvin Lee, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

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

Barb issues tender seeking TV viewing data sources
May 16, 2024 – Barb has issued an invitation to tender for the next iteration of its audience measurement service, looking for contractors to provide sources of TV viewing data that can enhance its panel data.
News categories: Barb, Caroline Baxter, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, UK

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

ATEME integrates Advanced HDR by Technicolor
May 15, 2024 – ATEME has integrated Advanced HDR by Technicolor - a suite of high dynamic range production, distribution, and display solutions - into its TITAN offerings.
News categories: ATEME, Technicolor, Valerie Allie, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Smart TV, Worldwide

Groupe M6 launches M6+ free streaming platform
May 14, 2024 – Groupe M6 has announced the launch of its M6+ streaming platform. The ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) platform will replace 6play, the current streaming service from Groupe M6.
News categories: Groupe M6, Digital TV, France, Streaming

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide