Digital TV News: Rai

Magnite and Charter extend ad partnership to Spectrum TV App
Jun 18, 2024 – Magnite (NASDAQ:MGNI) and Spectrum Reach have expanded their partnership to include the use of Magnite's programmatic advertising technology on the Spectrum TV App.
News categories: Magnite, Spectrum Reach, Matt McLeggon, Dan Callahan, Advertising, Apps, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Omdia sees surging SVOD growth in Central and Eastern Europe
Jun 12, 2024 – Data from Omdia reveals that ~25% of SVOD subscriptions in Central and Eastern Europe originate from pay TV and telco bundles. Such indirect additions will drive SVOD growth in the region until 2028.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, Adam Thomas, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research, Streaming

MultiChoice Group reports results for the year ended March 2024
Jun 12, 2024 – MultiChoice has reported results for the year ended March 2024. Active subscribers declined by 9% YoY, mainly due to a 13% decline in the Rest of Africa business. The South African business declined by 5%.
News categories: MultiChoice, Africa, Content Protection, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, South Africa, Streaming, Subscribers

EBU sets out strategic asks on generative AI and media
Jun 11, 2024 – The EBU has released a strategic paper on generative AI and media. In the paper, the EBU extracts the hot button topics around generative AI for public service media.
News categories: EBU, Eric Scherer, Big Data, Digital TV, Europe, Regulation

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

Max arrives in France and Poland
Jun 11, 2024 – Max is now live and available to watch in France and Poland, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has announced, completing the first wave of European launches that began last month.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, France, Poland, Streaming

DIRECTV Advertising unveils slate of product enhancements
Jun 6, 2024 – DIRECTV Advertising has unveiled a slate of product enhancements, bringing its expertise to address marketers biggest challenges, including incremental reach, privacy and brand safety.
News categories: DIRECTV Advertising, Amy Leifer, Liz Leonard, Advertising, Digital TV, USA

'Pandoraspear' malware infecting open-source Android Smart TVs
Jun 5, 2024 – WatchGuard has released its latest Internet Security Report showing that the Pandoraspear malware, which targets Smart TVs running open-source Android, entered the top 10 most detected malware list.
News categories: WatchGuard, Corey Nachreiner, Content Protection, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, Worldwide

Accedo and Deutsche Telekom partner on immersive sports streaming
Jun 6, 2024 – Accedo has worked with Deutsche Telekom on XR sports streaming of live sports, showing interactive features such as live stats, multi-camera feeds, player cards and 3D sponsored experiences.
News categories: Accedo, Deutsche Telekom, Michael Lantz, Daniel Aslam, Advertising, Digital TV, Germany, Metaverse, Streaming, UX