Digital TV News: RTL

Four local TV stations in Myrtle Beach-Florence launch NextGen TV
Jun 19, 2024 – TV stations serving the Myrtle Beach-Florence market have began broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WPDE-TV (ABC), WBTW (CBS), WHMC (ETV and SCETV PBS Kids 24/7) and WWMB (Dabl).
News categories: Bitpath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Disney adds interactive ad formats powered by Brightline and KERV
Jun 13, 2024 – Disney has added new interactive advertising formats including advergaming and shoppable CTV ads, powered by Brightline and KERV Interactive, respectively.
News categories: KERV, Brightline, Disney, Marika Roque, Michael Bologna, Jamie Power, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, USA, UX

CTV advertising in Europe up 23.5% in 2023
Jun 12, 2024 – IAB Europe has released its AdEx Benchmark Report covering advertising expenditure in Europe. The report shows that CTV advertising in Europe grew by 23.5% in 2023.
News categories: IAB Europe, Dr Daniel Knapp, Townsend Feehan, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research

ZTE launches soundbar STB powered by Android TV
May 30, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) unveiled a soundbar set-top box (STB) powered by Android TV at BroadcastAsia 2024. The STB also integrates Dolby Atmos immersive audio technology.
News categories: ZTE, Dolby, Android TV, Asia, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX

ZDF relies on measurement infrastructure from smartclip
May 30, 2024 – ZDF is using technology from smartclip for the digital measurement and audience analysis of its main channel, ZDF, as well as for the special interest channels ZDFneo and ZDFinfo.
News categories: smartclip, ZDF, Thomas Servatius, Dr. Florian Kumb, Big Data, Digital TV, Germany

Cloud TV 3.0 Smart TV operating system released
May 28, 2024 – Cloud TV, India's only provider of Smart TV operating systems, has announced its newest software update, Cloud TV 3.0, designed to enhance the user experience for affordable Smart TVs.
News categories: Cloud TV, Abhijeet Rajpurohit, Digital TV, India, Smart TV, TV OS

CANAL+ launches TV+ streaming service
May 22, 2024 – CANAL+ has launched its TV+ streaming offer bringing together all live and replay TV in one place, along with a selection of CANAL+ content. The service is priced at €2 per month.
News categories: CANAL+, Digital TV, France, Streaming

Red Bee, WWTV provide schedule services to World Poker Tour
May 6, 2024 – World Poker Tour has contracted with Who’s Watching TV for its WWTV Explorer Service program and schedule analysis tool, accompanied by TV listing data supplied by Red Bee Media.
News categories: Red Bee Media, World Poker Tour, WWTV, Shaun Stark, Marcia Hernandez, Big Data, Digital TV, UX, Worldwide

RTL Luxembourg deploys Verimatrix to protect auto racing from piracy
Apr 30, 2024 – Verimatrix (Paris:VMX) has announced that RTL Luxembourg has selected the Verimatrix Streamkeeper Multi-DRM solution to ensure the security of its motorsport content and protect its related revenues.
News categories: Verimatrix, RTL Luxembourg, Andrew Bear, Tom Weber, Digital TV, DRM, Luxembourg