Digital TV News: Vodafone

Turkcell partners with Qwilt and Cisco to boost content delivery
Feb 21, 2024 – Cisco and Qwilt have partnered with Turkcell to bring superior streaming experiences and faster data delivery to Turkcell's mobile and fixed broadband subscribers.
News categories: Qwilt, Cisco, Turkcell, Alon Maor, Theodore Tzevelekis, Emre Erdem, Elif Yenihankaya, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, Streaming, Turkey

Liberty Global to spin-off 100% of Sunrise to shareholders
Feb 16, 2024 – Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK) is planning to spin-off 100% of Sunrise to Liberty Global shareholders, aiming to maximize shareholder value by crystallizing the value of Sunrise.
News categories: Liberty Global, Sunrise, Mike Fries, André Krause, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Switzerland

Telecom and pay-TV revenue in New Zealand to remain stagnant
Jan 29, 2024 – According to GlobalData, telecom and pay-TV revenue in New Zealand will register a marginal CAGR of 0.7% between 2023 and 2028, with pay-TV exhibiting a negative CAGR of 5.7% during the period.
News categories: GlobalData, Aasif Iqbal, Digital TV, Market Research, New Zealand, Satellite

Vodafone TV PLAY smart entertainment hub launched in Ireland
Jan 8, 2024 – Vodafone Ireland has unveiled its new TV offering, Vodafone TV PLAY - an all-in-one smart entertainment hub and soundbar, with built-in immersive audio.
News categories: Vodafone, Amanda Nelson, Digital TV, IPTV, Ireland, Set Top Box

iliad proposes merger of iliad Italia and Vodafone Italia
Dec 18, 2023 – The iliad Group has submitted a proposal to Vodafone Group for the creation of an innovative telecom challenger in Italy via the merger of iliad's and Vodafone's businesses in the country.
News categories: iliad, Vodafone, Thomas Reynaud, Italy, MandA

1st half 2023 pay TV subscriptions in Portugal up 2.6% YoY
Oct 9, 2023 – According to Anacom, at the end of 1st half 2023 there were 4.5 million pay TV subscribers in Portugal, 117,000 more than in the same half of 2022. Pay TV is available in 97.3% of households.
News categories: Anacom, Cable TV, Digital TV, Fibre, IPTV, Portugal, Satellite, Subscribers

OTT specialist TeraVolt becomes part of Qvest Group
Sep 14, 2023 – Qvest has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of TeraVolt, adding capabilities that include development, consulting and project support, testing and operations, and metadata optimization.
News categories: Qvest, TeraVolt, Peter Nöthen, Tobias Künkel, Apps, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming

4iG selects NAGRA to launch entertainment services in Hungary
Sep 13, 2023 – 4iG, through its subsidiaries Vodafone Hungary, DIGI Hungary and Antenna Hungaria, has selected NAGRA (SIX:KUD.S) as system integrator and solution partner for its migration to next-generation TV services.
News categories: NAGRA, 4iG, Nancy Goldberg, Tamás Bányai, Android TV, Cable TV, Content Protection, Digital TV, Hungary, IBC2023, IPTV, Set Top Box, UX

RDK6 adds enhancements for IP and hybrid QAM/DVB set-tops
Sep 13, 2023 – Ahead of the 2023 RDK Summit in Amsterdam, RDK Management has announced RDK6 – the newest open-source software bundle designed to power video customer-premise equipment (CPE) for pay TV operators.
News categories: RDK Management, Jason Briggs, Gavin Sheldon, Apps, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, RDK, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Worldwide