Digital TV News: TOD

Vibe.co raises $22.5m to build streaming TV ad platform for SMBs
Feb 29, 2024 – Vibe.co has announced a successful Series A funding round of $22.5m. They plan to leverage the funds to continue building a more efficient streaming TV advertising ecosystem for SMBs.
News categories: Vibe.co, Singular, Arthur Querou, Raffi Kamber, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, USA, Venture Capital

Synamedia powers content distribution at Monumental Sports
Feb 29, 2024 – Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) has chosen Synamedia solutions to distribute sports content, along with other programming, to its newly launched Monumental Sports Network.
News categories: Synamedia, Monumental Sports, Julien Signes, Charlie Myers, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

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

DoubleVerify unmasks CTV ad fraud scheme, CycloneBot
Feb 28, 2024 – DoubleVerify has revealed the identification and mitigation of CycloneBot, a malicious bot capable of generating up to 250 million falsified ad requests and spoofing around 1.5 million devices daily.
News categories: DoubleVerify, Roku, Mark Zagorski, Roy Rosenfeld, Louqman Parampath, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

Pixalate releases Q4 2023 CTV SSP market share reports
Feb 28, 2024 – Pixalate has released Q4 2023 reports ranking SSPs based on their share of open programmatic ads sold on apps in the Apple TV, Roku, Samsung TV Smart Hub and Amazon Fire TV app stores.
News categories: Pixalate, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Latin America, Market Research, North America, Streaming

DAZN and GeoComply to pilot Content Access Control system
Feb 21, 2024 – DAZN launched GeoComply's VPN and proxy detection solution last year, and now plans to work with the GeoComply team to introduce a geolocation solution to the media and entertainment vertical.
News categories: GeoComply, DAZN, Anna Sainsbury, Sandeep Tiku, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Viacom18 to be merged into Star India
Feb 28, 2024 – Reliance Industries, Viacom 18 Media and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) have signed agreements to create a JV that will combine the businesses of Viacom18 and Star India.
News categories: The Walt Disney Company, Reliance Industries, Bob Iger, Mukesh D Ambani, Nita M. Ambani, Uday Shankar, Digital TV, India, MandA, Streaming

Brightcove adds Google Ad Manager support
Feb 27, 2024 – Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV) is entering into a strategic partnership with Google to enhance its Ad Monetization service by supporting customers that use Google Ad Manager.
News categories: Brightcove, Google Ad Manager, Marc DeBevoise, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Netgem unifies TV, streaming and cloud gaming at Zeop in Réunion
Feb 27, 2024 – Netgem has unveiled a service that seamlessly combines live TV, streaming, and Cloud Gaming all in one place, with the launch of Zeop gaming in France.
News categories: Netgem, Gamestream, Zeop, Mathias Hautefort, Ivan Lebeau, Emmanuel André, Digital TV, France, Gaming, IPTV, Mascarene Islands