Digital TV News: Seven

Warner Bros. Discovery adds 2 million DTC subscribers in 1Q 2024
May 9, 2024 – Warner Bros. Discovery (Nasdaq: WBD) has reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2024. Global DTC subscribers were 99.6 million at the end of Q1, an increase of 2.0 million versus Q4.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, David Zaslav, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, USA, Worldwide

Japanese brand to launch TVs 'Powered by TiVo'
May 8, 2024 – In its 1st quarter 2024 results, Xperi (NYSE: XPER) has announced that a Japanese brand is to launch smart TVs Powered by TiVo in Europe prior to UEFA Euro 2024.
News categories: Xperi Inc, Jon Kirchner, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, In-Car, IPTV, Results, Smart TV, TV OS, UK, Worldwide

FuboTV releases results for quarter ended March 31, 2024
May 3, 2024 – FuboTV (NYSE: FUBO) has announced results for 1Q 2024. The company closed with 1.511 million paid subscribers in North America, up 18% YoY, and 397,000 subscribers in the Rest of World, up 5% YoY.
News categories: FuboTV, David Gandler, Edgar Bronfman Jr, Digital TV, North America, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

Netflix posts first quarter 2024 results and outlook
Apr 18, 2024 – Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has posted its first quarter 2024 results and outlook. In the quarter the company added 9.33 million paid memberships to finish at 269.60 million globally.
News categories: Netflix, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, USA, Worldwide

Graham Media Group selects Bitmovin Playback
Apr 16, 2024 – Bitmovin has announced that Graham Media Group has selected Bitmovin Playback to enhance its viewer experience. The solution includes the Bitmovin Player and Bitmovin Analytics.
News categories: Bitmovin, Graham Media, Stefan Lederer, Kenny Elshoff, Michael Newman, Big Data, Digital TV, Media Player, QoE, Streaming, USA

U.S. households report consuming 43.5 hours of video per week
Apr 15, 2024 – According to Parks Associates, U.S internet households now consume 43.5 hours of video per week on average across all viewing devices, an increase of more than six hours from 37.2 hours in 2020.
News categories: Parks Associates, Sarah Lee, Digital TV, Market Research, NABShow, TV Services, USA

US: 10% of streaming video services borrowed from someone else
Mar 20, 2024 – Research from LRG has found that 53% of households in the US have four or more DTC streaming video services. 10% of all DTC services are borrowed from someone else, down from 12% in 2022.
News categories: Leichtman Research, Bruce Leichtman, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Channel 4 chooses Witbe to automate streaming app QA testing
Mar 19, 2024 – Witbe has announced that Channel Four is using Witbe technology to automate the QA testing of its Channel 4 streaming app, providing a more efficient way to deliver a consistent service.
News categories: Witbe, Channel 4, Mathieu Planche, Dave Cameron, Apps, Digital TV, NABShow, QoE, Streaming, UK

Addressable TV Initiative certifies HbbTV-TA at TP Vision and Vestel
Mar 18, 2024 – The addressable TV Initiative (ATVI) has concluded partnership agreements with TP Vision and Vestel. The agreements include the certification of TV platforms according to the HbbTV-TA specification.
News categories: Addressable TV Initiative, TP Vision, Vestel, Seraphic, Nicole AGUDO BERBEL, Andre PRAHL, Elie BONTE, Antic OGUT, Xinwen XUE, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, HbbTV, Smart TV