Digital TV News: TOD

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

Ateme powers TVRI's transition to 4K UHD OTT
May 28, 2024 – Ateme has announced that TVRI, Indonesia's national public broadcaster, has selected Ateme's Gen 7 video encoding and low latency streaming solutions to support its transition to 4K UHD OTT.
News categories: Ateme, TVRI, Sean Tan, Satriyo Dharmanto, Ade Dianofiar, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Indonesia, Streaming

Five million pirates in the Nordics
May 28, 2024 – According to Mediavision, 25% of all 15-74-year-olds in the Nordics have downloaded or illegally streamed films, series or live sports in the last month, equating to ~5 million pirates in the Nordics.
News categories: Mediavision, Natalia Borelius, Content Protection, Denmark, Digital TV, Finland, Iceland, Market Research, Norway, Sweden

WSC Sports introduces three new fan personalization products
May 28, 2024 – WSC Sports is introducing three new solutions to its product suite: Around the Game, In-App Stories and Discovery Network. The solutions help sports entities better own their relationship with the fan.
News categories: WSC Sports, Daniel Shichman, Big Data, Digital TV, UX, Worldwide

Sky Stream available in Italy from June 3rd
May 27, 2024 – Sky Italia has announced that Sky Stream will be available in Italy from June 3. The Entertainment OS-based box integrates Sky content with streaming apps and FTA channels into a single interface.
News categories: Sky Italia, Andrea Duilio, Digital TV, Italy, Set Top Box, Streaming

Irdeto certifies security on latest Amlogic HD broadcast chipsets
May 28, 2024 – Amlogic has extended its partnership with Irdeto by achieving certification to use Irdeto's security solutions on its latest generation of HD broadcast chipsets, the S805C1.
News categories: Amlogic, Irdeto, James Xie, Andrew Bunten, BroadcastAsia, Content Protection, Digital TV, ICs, Set Top Box, Worldwide

Netflix publishes July to December 2023 viewing report
May 23, 2024 – Netflix has published the second edition of its What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report, capturing Netflix viewership from July to December 2023, covering 99% of all viewing on Netflix.
News categories: Netflix, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Atlas proposes buying all outstanding shares in Millicom
May 23, 2024 – Millicom has confirmed that it has received a non-binding expression of interest from Atlas Luxco (Xavier Niel) regarding a potential all-cash tender offer for all outstanding shares in Millicom.
News categories: Millicom, Atlas Luxco, Cable TV, Digital TV, Latin America, MandA

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