Digital TV News: RTS

Prime Video has lowest churn rate in North America at 8%
Jun 30, 2024 – Parks Associates has updated its Streaming Video Tracker. Data from the quarterly survey of 8,000 North American internet households shows that Prime Video has the lowest churn rate at 8%.
News categories: Parks Associates, Eric Sorensen, Digital TV, Market Research, North America, Streaming

IAB Tech Lab expands Open Measurement SDK to more CTV platforms
May 30, 2024 – IAB Tech Lab has expanded its Open Measurement SDK to include Samsung and LG - an important step toward achieving standardized viewability metrics for all digital ad platforms.
News categories: IAB Tech Lab, Anthony Katsur, Rachel Creel-McGuire, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

CTS selected by AccuWeather for managed channel origination
May 30, 2024 – AccuWeather has selected Comcast Technology Solutions (CTS) to help create, manage, and distribute its linear, on-demand and OTT video channels to audiences in North America.
News categories: Comcast Technology Solutions, AccuWeather, Bart Spriester, Helen Swenson, Content Distribution, Digital TV, North America

India's SVOD market to generate $2.1 billion in 2028
May 29, 2024 – GlobalData expects SVOD revenue in India to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% from $1.5bn in 2023 to $2.1 billion in 2028, driven by healthy growth in subscriptions and unique household penetration.
News categories: GlobalData, Hrushikesh Mahananda, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Streaming

MEASAT supports SPOTV Asia Pacific playout operations
May 29, 2024 – MEASAT has signed with SPOTV Media Solutions to support SPOTV's Asia Pacific playout operations from the MEASAT Teleport and Broadcast Centre (MTBC) in Cyberjaya.
News categories: MEASAT, SPOTV, Ganendra Selvaraj, Lee Choong Khay, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Malaysia, Satellite

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

ZTE launches B866V6N 4K AI-SR set-top box
May 29, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has launched its B866V6N, a 4K high-performance set top box supporting AI Super Resolution (AI-SR), at BroadcastAsia 2024 in Singapore.
News categories: ZTE, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX, Worldwide

Five million pirates in the Nordics
May 28, 2024 – According to Mediavision, 25% of all 15-74-year-olds in the Nordics have downloaded or illegally streamed films, series or live sports in the last month, equating to ~5 million pirates in the Nordics.
News categories: Mediavision, Natalia Borelius, Content Protection, Denmark, Digital TV, Finland, Iceland, Market Research, Norway, Sweden

WSC Sports introduces three new fan personalization products
May 28, 2024 – WSC Sports is introducing three new solutions to its product suite: Around the Game, In-App Stories and Discovery Network. The solutions help sports entities better own their relationship with the fan.
News categories: WSC Sports, Daniel Shichman, Big Data, Digital TV, UX, Worldwide