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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

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

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

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Samsung TV Plus partners with MLB, PGA Tour, F1 and ONE Championship
Apr 30, 2024 – At NewFronts 2024, Samsung Ads unveiled a new lineup of content on Samsung TV Plus, as well as new tools to enable advertisers to leverage AI for enhanced targeting and performance-driven outcomes.
News categories: Samsung, Michael Scott, Salek Brodsky, Cathy Oh, Travis Scott Howe, Advertising, Digital TV, NewFronts, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, USA

Five leading TV stations launch NextGen TV in Portland, Maine
Apr 25, 2024 – Five TV stations serving the Portland Maine market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WMTW (ABC), WGME-TV (CBS), WPFO (FOX), WMEA-TV (Maine Public) and WCBB (PBS).
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Roku's new Roku Pro Series televisions now available
Apr 10, 2024 – Roku (Nasdaq: ROKU) has announced that its Roku Pro Series televisions are now available. The TVs combine picture innovations and a new Voice Remote Pro with Roku's operating system.
News categories: Roku, Chris Larson,, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, UX

Xperi signs up Skyworth to integrate TiVo OS
Feb 28, 2024 – In its 4th quarter 2023 results Xperi (NYSE: XPER) announced that it has signed Skyworth as a Tivo OS Smart TV OEM, and that Vestel is now shipping TiVo-powered TVs into seven European countries.
News categories: Xperi Inc, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, In-Car, IPTV, Smart TV, TV OS, UK, Worldwide

Xperi expands Powered by TiVo media platform's global footprint
Jan 8, 2024 – At CES 2024, Xperi (NYSE: XPER) has announced Konka as a new Smart TV OEM for its Powered by TiVo Smart TV platform and an extended partnership with BMW for its DTS AutoStage Video Service.
News categories: Xperi, Jon Kirchner, CES2024, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide