Digital TV News: Xperi

TCL ranked as Top 2 global TV brand for second consecutive year
Feb 28, 2024 – According to Omdia, in 2023 TCL maintained its second position in the global TV market for the second year in a row with shipments of 25.26 million units, representing a 12.5% market share.
News categories: TCL, Omdia, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Wiztivi develops connected TV app for Equidia
Feb 29, 2024 – Wiztivi has worked with Equidia, a French thematic television channel specializing in horse racing, to unveil its latest bespoke video application tailored for connected TVs.
News categories: Wiztivi, Equidia, Adhish Kulkarni, Benjamin Labarthe-Piol, Apps, Digital TV, France, Streaming

LG and Meta join forces on XR device development
Feb 28, 2024 – LG is ramping up its collaboration with Meta. LG envisions that by bringing together Meta's platform with capabilities from its TV business, a distinctive ecosystem can be forged in the XR domain.
News categories: LG Electronics, Meta Platforms, William Cho, Park Hyoung-sei, Mark Zuckerberg, Digital TV, Metaverse, 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

Ateme transcoders integrate Verance Aspect watermarking
Feb 27, 2024 – Ateme has integrated Verance Aspect Watermarking into the audio chain of its Ateme TITAN transcoders, enabling wider distribution of NextGen Broadcast interactive experiences.
News categories: Verance, Ateme, Nil Shah, Julien Mandel, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Content Identification, Digital TV, USA

Paramount to launch Paramount+ branded destination with Multichoice
Feb 26, 2024 – Paramount Global Content Distribution has announced a licensing deal with MultiChoice to create a Paramount+ branded destination on the pan-African platform.
News categories: Paramount, Multichoice, Lisa Kramer, Nomsa Philiso, Digital TV, South Africa, UX

SKT, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank plan LLM JV
Feb 26, 2024 – SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank have held the inaugural meeting of the Global Telco AI Alliance (GTAA) and announced plans to establish a Large Language Model joint venture.
News categories: SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel, SoftBank, Ryu Young-sang, Claudia Nemat, Dena Almansoori, Yuen Kuan Moon, Hideyuki Tsukuda, MWC24, UX, Worldwide