Digital TV News: Symbio

Nokia and Vodafone trial L4S over end-to-end PON network
Apr 3, 2024 – Nokia and Vodafone are collaborating to test L4S technology over passive optical networks. L4S consistently achieves near-zero packet queuing delay, no matter how much load the network experiences.
News categories: Nokia, Vodafone, Azimeh Sefidcon, Gavin Young, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Fibre, UK, Worldwide

Continental unveils Crystal Center Display at CES 2024
Jan 8, 2024 – Continental showcased its Crystal Center Display for the first time at CES 2024, opening up new possibilities to integrate minimalist luxury into car interiors with its frameless and semi-transparent look.
News categories: Continental, Swarovski Mobility, Dr. Boris Mergell, Peter Widmann, CES2024, In-Car, Worldwide

MX Player integrates free channels from DistroTV
Jul 18, 2023 – DistroTV is expanding its distribution via an app-in-app integration with MX Player. Now MX Player users in India can stream DistroTV's content line-up of hundreds of free channels.
News categories: DistroScale, MX Player, Navdeep Saini, Vikas Khanchandani, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Streaming

Airtel aggregates 15 Indian and global OTT services in one app
Feb 10, 2022 – Bharti Airtel has launched Airtel Xstream Premium, a video streaming service that aggregates content from 15 Indian and global video OTTs in one app with a single subscription, single sign-in, unified content search and AI driven personalized curation for each user.
News categories: Airtel, Adarsh Nair, Manish Aggarwal, Soumya Mukherjee, Ali Hussein, Apps, Digital TV, India, Streaming

Record YoY growth for India's Smart TV market in Q2
Sep 17, 2021 – India's TV shipments grew 46% YoY in Q2 2021, according to Counterpoint Research. The post-pandemic economic improvement, aided by active retail channels fulfilling the pent-up demand, was the key reason for the growth.
News categories: Counterpoint Research, Debasish Jana, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Smart TV

Orange Belgium expands video service with Zappware
May 31, 2018 – Orange Belgium is expanding its convergent offering with an evolution of its video features. This also broadens the scope for Zappware, Orange Belgium’s Digital TV Technology partner, who developed the multiscreen video platform.
News categories: Zappware, Orange, Patrick Vos, Cristina Zanchi, Belgium, Content Distribution, Digital TV, TV Everywhere, UX

Streaming video brings pressures and profits to traditional U.S. pay TV providers
Nov 4, 2014 – The proliferation of streaming video alternatives, while still posing a long-term competitive challenge for traditional Pay TV providers, may also be producing beneficial results across the service category, as indicated by a recent consumer survey from TNS.
News categories: TNS, Frank Perazzini, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

NDS Marries Digital TV and OTT with Innovative Applications Development Portal
Mar 10, 2011 – NDS has announced the launch of the NDS Service Delivery Platform, a fully scalable platform that enables TV operators to extend their offering to companion devices through third-party applications.
News categories: NDS Group, Cable TV, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Middleware, Mobile, Satellite, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

Microsoft Selects Symbio as a Microsoft® Mediaroom™ IPTV Set-Top Box Testing Partner
Sep 8, 2010 – Symbio has announced it has been selected as a Microsoft Mediaroom set-top box integration and testing partner. Symbio will provide software quality assurance and testing services for OEMs to test new STB models for deployment by Mediaroom's clients.
News categories: Microsoft, Symbio, Steve Koepp, Jacob Hsu, IPTV, Middleware, QoE, Set Top Box