Digital TV News: Sony

TF1+ now available in Belgium and Luxembourg
Jun 17, 2024 – TF1 group's free streaming platform TF1+ has launched in Belgium and Luxembourg. The TF1+ app will be available on 4 screens: mobile, tablet, PC, and the entire smart TV universe.
News categories: TF1, Belgium, Digital TV, Luxembourg, Streaming

Ericsson, 3 Denmark, TV 2 and Sony show live TV over 5G SA network
Jun 13, 2024 – Ericsson, with 3 Denmark, TV 2 and Sony, has successfully trialed a live television broadcast of a football match over a 5G standalone (SA) network, using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.
News categories: Ericsson, 3 Denmark, TV 2, Sony Professional, Niclas Backlund, Kim Christensen, Morten Brandstrup, Claus Pfeifer, 5G, Content Distribution, Denmark, Digital TV

Sony Pictures Networks extends distribution deal with Intelsat
May 29, 2024 – Intelsat has renewed its contract with Sony Pictures Networks India to deliver entertainment to viewers across Asia-Pacific including Southeast Asia where there is a large Indian diaspora.
News categories: Intelsat, Sony Pictures Networks, Gaurav Kharod, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Satellite

Tucson television stations launch NEXTGEN TV services
May 28, 2024 – Tucson viewers can now access six NEXTGEN TV channels over-the-air for free: KHRR-TV/Telemundo 40, KVOA-TV/NBC, KOLD-TV/CBS, KUAT-TV/PBS, KGUN-TV/ABC and KMSB-TV/FOX.
News categories: Pearl TV, Clarence Hau, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Multiplay service revenue in India to grow at 4.5% CAGR
May 23, 2024 – Multiplay service revenue in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% between 2023 and 2028 on the back of improving fixed network infrastructure in the country, according to GlobalData.
News categories: GlobalData, Pradeepthi Kantipudi, Broadband, Digital TV, Fibre, India, Market Research, Mobile, Streaming

Accedo supports extension of ITVX to Sony PlayStation
May 22, 2024 – Accedo has worked with ITV to bring its streaming service, ITVX to PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles in the UK, broadening its reach and making its content available to more viewers.
News categories: Accedo, ITV, Martin Sebelius, Huw Byrne Jones, Apps, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

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

VinFast first with Sony Pictures in-car service
May 10, 2024 – VinFast Auto has launched Sony Pictures Entertainment's new online service, RIDEVU, on its VF 8 electric car model in the US. RIDEVU offers access to a selection of over 2,000 movies.
News categories: VinFast, Sony Pictures, David Duncan, Pete Wood, Apps, Canada, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, USA

Five more San Antonio TV stations launch NEXTGEN TV
May 7, 2024 – San Antonio TV viewers can continue to experience the future of broadcast television as five more stations have come together to offer NEXTGEN TV services.
News categories: Pearl TV, Ashley Parker, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA