Digital TV News: Plex

92% of streamers not fully satisfied with product analytics tools
Nov 15, 2023 – NPAW has released survey findings that reveal that 92% of streaming providers are not fully satisfied with the third-party tools they use to measure product success.
News categories: NPAW, Jordi Bartomeu, Digital TV, Market Research, QoE, Streaming, Worldwide

Axinom streaming backend integrates Evergent customer monetization
Nov 7, 2023 – Evergent has announced a collaboration with Axinom to integrate Axinom's customizable backend platform with the capabilities of Evergent's flexible monetization.
News categories: Evergent, Axinom, Vijay Sajja, Ralph Wagner, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Worldwide

Edgio adds FAST channel syndication via Wurl
Nov 7, 2023 – Edgio has partnered with Wurl to enable Edgio customers generating linear channels, using its Uplynk scheduler UI or APIs, to effortlessly distribute them through Wurl.
News categories: Edgio, Wurl, Eric Black, Craig Heiting, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

DTG releases D-Book 12.8
Oct 31, 2023 – The DTG has released D-Book 12.8 – the latest update to the technical specification for all digital terrestrial television products and services in the UK market.
News categories: DTG, Richard Lindsay-Davies, Content Distribution, Digital TV, HbbTV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial, UK

Foxtel announces Hubbl plugin device and Hubbl Glass TV
Oct 26, 2023 – Foxtel has announced Hubbl, bringing together paid and free streaming entertainment via a plug-in device or a Hubbl Glass TV, all based on an entertainment OS backed by Comcast and Sky.
News categories: Foxtel, Australia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS

DVB-TA watermarking test streams now available
Oct 24, 2023 – The DVB Project has released test streams that allow implementers of DVB-TA to test the use of watermarking for signalling the presence of ads or other content replacement opportunities.
News categories: DVB Project, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Worldwide

Synamedia powers TDF broadcasts in French overseas territories
Oct 25, 2023 – TDF has selected Synamedia's vDCM for the video processing of France Televisions' five national channels, plus Outre-mer La Première and Arte, across French overseas territories.
News categories: Synamedia, TDF, Elke Hungenaert, Pascal Merle, Africa, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Terrestrial

Avanci launches streaming video patent licensing platform
Oct 18, 2023 – Avanci has launched Avanci Video, a platform aiming to reduce the complexity of patent licensing by providing a single license encompassing AV1, H.265 (HEVC), H.266 (VVC), MPEG-DASH and VP9.
News categories: Avanci, Kasim Alfalahi, Luke McLeroy, Digital TV, Licensing, Patent, Streaming, Worldwide

Canoe, DIRECTV and DISH expand addressable advertising to satellite
Oct 17, 2023 – Canoe Ventures has partnered with DIRECTV Advertising and DISH Media to expand its addressable advertising footprint to satellite. AMC Networks and Warner Brothers Discovery are inaugural partners.
News categories: Canoe Ventures, DIRECTV Advertising, DISH Media, David Porter, Matt Van Houten, Tim Myers, Advertising, Digital TV, Satellite, USA