Digital TV News: SES

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

Comcast introduces Peacock, Netflix, Apple TV+ streaming bundle
May 21, 2024 – Comcast has announced Xfinity StreamSaver, a streaming bundle of Apple TV+, Netflix and Peacock, offering entertainment from the best streaming apps at an unparalleled value.
News categories: Comcast, Dave Watson, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Nilesat chooses PlayBox Neo for service expansion
May 21, 2024 – PlayBox Neo has expanded the broadcast channel management and playout infrastructure at the Cairo headquarters of Nilesat. The project was supported by PlayBox Neo distribution partner MBC.
News categories: PlayBox Neo, Nilesat, Modern Broadcast Center, Pavlin Rahnev, Maissa Aly Kamel, Sabri Arafa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Egypt, Satellite

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

beIN MEDIA to launch targeted TV advertising with Synamedia
May 20, 2024 – beIN MEDIA has selected Synamedia's Iris addressable advertising platform for the launch of a new broadcast advertising offering that is the first of its kind in the MENA region.
News categories: Synamedia, beIN MEDIA, Guy Southam, Bahadir Karalar, Advertising, Digital TV, Middle-East, Satellite, Streaming

Pixalate releases April 2024 top grossing CTV apps report
May 15, 2024 – Pixalate has released its April 2024 Global Top Grossing Connected TV Apps Benchmark Reports for Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Samsung Smart TV.
News categories: Pixalate, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, 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

Vodafone TV customers down 656,000 in 1Q 2024
May 14, 2024 – VodafoneGroup has announced FY24 results for the year ended 31 March 2024. TV customers in Germany fell 653,000 in the quarter owing to changes in bulk TV contracting regulations for MDUs.
News categories: Vodafone, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, IPTV, Portugal, Results, Subscribers

NOS Portugal adds 250 pay TV subscribers in 1Q 2024
May 14, 2024 – NOS has releases results for the first quarter of 2024. Fixed access pay TV continued to grow with 4,100 net adds in 1Q24 just offsetting the decline in lower revenue legacy DTH services.
News categories: NOS, Digital TV, IPTV, Portugal, Results, Satellite, Subscribers