Digital TV News: YouTube

U.S. TV viewing hits four-year high in January
Feb 20, 2024 – Nielsen's January 2024 report of The Gauge has revealed that January TV viewing levels soared with January producing nine of the 10 highest daily streaming levels ever.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

U.S. home entertainment spending up 16.8% in 2023
Feb 7, 2024 – According to DEG, overall U.S. consumer spending on digital and physical home entertainment formats in 2023 was $43 billion, a 16.8% increase from the almost $37 billion consumers spent in 2022.
News categories: Digital Entertainment Group, Digital TV, DVD, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Nielsen expands YouTube CTV ad measurement in 11 countries
Feb 8, 2024 – Nielsen will integrate YouTube CTV measurement into Nielsen ONE Ads to measure audiences in Australia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and the UK.
News categories: Nielsen, YouTube, Deirdre Thomas, Kate Alessi, Advertising, Australia, Big Data, Digital TV, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Streaming, Thailand, UK

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

Titan OS unveils OS and advertising platform for Smart TVs
Jan 23, 2024 – Titan OS has launched operations, introducing an independent European operating system for smart TVs, and debuting its Titan advertising division to help advertisers reach more relevant audiences.
News categories: Titan OS, TP Vision, Currys, Jacinto Roca, Tim Edwards, Kostas Vouzas, Susie Moan, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Latin America, Smart TV, TV OS, UK

Telly premieres new AI capabilities at CES
Jan 9, 2024 – Telly has released a slate of announcements at CES, including previewing one of its AI innovations - Telly’s new voice assistant powered by ChatGPT.
News categories: Telly, Advertising, CES2024, Digital TV, Smart TV, USA, UX

CommScope provides 'du' with set-top powered by Android TV
Jan 9, 2024 – CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) has collaborated with 'du' to introduce the next evolution of du TV in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market, with its VIP7802 Ultra HD Android TV set-top box.
News categories: CommScope, 'du', Joe Chow, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box, UAE

UK Entertainment Sales Grow 7% To £11.9bn
Jan 9, 2024 – The value of the UK music, video and games markets increased for the 11th successive year in 2023, rising 7% to an all-time record of £11.9bn, according to preliminary figures released by ERA.
News categories: digital entertainment and retail association, Ben Drury, Kim Bayley, Digital TV, DVD, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, UK

GroupM forms Ad Innovation Accelerator with industry partners
Jan 4, 2024 – GroupM has launched the GroupM Ad Innovation Accelerator with media and technology partners. The group will strategize and create scalable ad formats for use in ad-supported streaming environments.
News categories: GroupM, Andrew Meaden, Mike Fisher, Matt Sweeney, Advertising, Digital TV, North America, Streaming, Worldwide