Digital TV News: TO THE NEW

Persidera and MainStreaming partner on distribution services
Jul 2, 2024 – Persidera and Mainstreaming are collaborating to integrate services from Persidera for HbbTV and OTT streaming delivery with distribution via Mainstreaming's Edge Video Delivery Network.
News categories: MainStreaming, Persidera, Antonio G. Corrado, Guido Fermetti, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Italy

Astro Malaysia presents results for quarter ended 30 April 2024
Jun 25, 2024 – Astro Malaysia has presented unaudited results for the quarter ended 30 April 2024. Year-on-year, Astro's TV customer base decreased by 3% from 5.458 million to 5.309 million subscribers.
News categories: Astro Malaysia, Digital TV, Malaysia, Satellite, Set Top Box, Streaming, Subscribers

MultiChoice Group reports results for the year ended March 2024
Jun 12, 2024 – MultiChoice has reported results for the year ended March 2024. Active subscribers declined by 9% YoY, mainly due to a 13% decline in the Rest of Africa business. The South African business declined by 5%.
News categories: MultiChoice, Africa, Content Protection, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, South Africa, Streaming, Subscribers

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

Dialog, Axiata Group, Bharti Airtel agree on merger in Sri Lanka
Apr 18, 2024 – Dialog Axiata, Axiata Group and Bharti Airtel have agreed to combine operations in Sri Lanka with Dialog acquiring 100% of Airtel Lanka for which Bharti Airtel will receive a 10.355% share of Dialog.
News categories: Dialog Axiata, Axiata, Bharti Airtel, Supun Weerasinghe, Vivek Sood, Dr Hans Wijayasuriya, Gopal Vittal, Ashish Chandra, Digital TV, MandA, Sri Lanka

CTV/OTT expected to be fastest growing media channel in U.S. in 2024
Apr 16, 2024 – Video advertising revenue in the U.S. grew 10.6% YoY in 2023, rising to $52.1 billion. Forty-two percent of this revenue was generated from CTV and OTT, according to research conducted by PwC for the IAB.
News categories: IAB, PwC, David Cohen, Jack Koch, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Broadcast industry leaders invest in RUN3TV
Apr 12, 2024 – Broadcast groups have announced they will lead funding to accelerate the commercial launch of the ATSC 3.0 Framework Authority (A3FA), the driving force behind the RUN3TV platform.
News categories: Pearl TV, Gray Television, Sinclair Broadcast, Nielsen, Comscore, Pat LaPlatney, Chris Ripley, Paul LeFort, Brian Pugh, Advertising, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, USA, UX

New TV Box for Proximus customers
Mar 13, 2024 – Proximus is rolling out its new Android-based TV Box with new features such as integrated Wi-Fi 6 and lower energy consumption. Proximus is also updating the TV platform back end.
News categories: Proximus, Jim Casteele, Belgium, Digital TV, Set Top Box

Bell launches next generation Fibe TV service
Jan 25, 2024 – Bell has launched its next generation Fibe TV service in Atlantic Canada with live TV, on demand shows and apps all in one place, and powerful search options to make the experience even better.
News categories: Bell, Glen LeBlanc, Android TV, Canada, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box