Advanced Television


PŸUR TV benefitting from personalisation with XroadMedia

One of the leading German operators, Tele Columbus, has announced that they are utilising XroadMedia, personalisation and content discovery specialists to provide top-level experiences for their PŸUR TV users. After trialing XroadMedia’s Ncanto solution, Tele Columbus has now implemented the pioneering personalisation services across its platform to deliver unique viewing experiences for all subscribers. Enhancing […]

September 12, 2023

XroadMedia introduces new AI tools to power enjoyable TV experiences

The leading personalisation specialists, XroadMedia, has announced the latest updates for its clients utilising their content discovery solution. Easy to use back-end tools, improved voice search capabilities and enhanced AI for metadata and dynamic user interfaces. Watching TV has become more about spending time looking for something to watch, across different sources and within services. […]

September 6, 2023

France: Gracenote metadata for Prisma Media

Gracenote, the content solutions business unit of Nielsen, is helping Prisma Media, the French digital and magazine publisher group owned by Vivendi, transform its Télé-Loisirs offerings into go-to resources for what to watch on some of France’s most popular streaming video platforms. By providing comprehensive information and imagery for major SVoD catalogue programming including Prime […]

September 5, 2023

Recommendations for new UK channel numbers

The Service List Registry has released its recommendations for a new Logical Channel Number plan for television and radio services in the UK. The plan aims to provide a national numbering scheme for audiovisual services that is coherent, consistent and convenient for viewers. The recommendations adopt a network-neutral approach that accommodates traditional channels delivered through […]

September 1, 2023

Nielsen: Viewers facing content discovery challenges

Nielsen has released its 2023 State of Play report outlining new findings on the fast-evolving streaming video landscape highlighting data and insights from Gracenote, Nielsen’s content solutions business unit. The report illuminates the surging number of programme titles and streaming video services, as well as the resulting challenges for viewers who now spend 10.5 minutes […]

August 29, 2023

TiVo IPTV platform expands into EMEA

Entertainment technologist TiVo, which has been offering its IPTV Platform to pay-TV operators and telcos across North and Latin America for nearly five years, is now extending its reach to include EMEA. TiVo’s IPTV Platform is an end-to-end solution which seamlessly integrates secure real-time content delivery with highly personalised user experiences. This expansion is aimed […]

August 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Study: Streamers value curated hubs

In an increasingly fragmentated streaming ecosystem, US consumers are leaning on curated collections and hubs to find content based on a specific theme, according to the new State of Media, Entertainment and Tech: Viewing Behaviors 2023 report from Horowitz Research. Most streamers say they value having these curated collections/hubs as part of their streaming services, […]

July 25, 2023

Vizio unveils new home screen

Connected entertainment specialist Vizio is rolling out a reimagined design of its home screen experience, suggesting it will enhance the way consumers discover and stream entertainment and that with the new Vizio Home Screen, discovering, navigating, personalising, and streaming content has never been easier. A modern design delivers a more intuitive and personalised experience than […]

June 29, 2023

Gracenote accelerates FAST in UK

Gracenote, the content solutions business unit of Nielsen, is working with TV media company A+E Networks EMEA to advance its Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) offerings through a new commercial agreement. By leveraging rich Gracenote metadata, IDs and imagery, A+E Networks EMEA ensures the valuable programming delivered by its new Inside Crime, Mystery TV and […]

June 21, 2023

Netgem UI now on Zeop Android TV

Digital video entertainment specialist Netgem has launched a complete revamp of the Zeop TV product in the La Reunion territory in France, with the latest versions of its Multiscreen Apps, introducing more content and more features in a super-aggregator model. Netgem is taking the opportunity to expand its Entertainment service proposition for Operators with the […]

June 7, 2023By Colin Mann