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Android TV homescreen updates for Freeview Play

Android TV homescreen updates for Freeview Play

Android TV has rolled out homescreen updates to its interface for UK viewers on connected TV platform Freeview Play models designed to make it easier for viewers to explore the…

Forecast: Solid growth for South Korea pay-TV revenue

Forecast: Solid growth for South Korea pay-TV revenue

Revenues from pay-TV services market in South Korea are set to grow from $6.4 billion in 2020 to $7.2 billion in 2025, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of…

Netflix adds ‘Play Something’ button

Netflix adds ‘Play Something’ button

Netflix has added a ‘Play Something’ option. When users hit the ‘Play Something’ button, they’ll be instantly offered a series or film based on what they’ve watched before. Or with…

RDK-ready Synamedia Gravity unveiled

RDK-ready Synamedia Gravity unveiled

Video software provider Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Gravity, describing it as an industry-first managed service that makes it easier for operators and service providers to offer their small to medium…

Sky Q adds Line of Duty voice commands

Sky Q adds Line of Duty voice commands

Sky Q has added new voice commands to its Voice Control function, to mark the highly anticipated series finale of Line of Duty on May 2nd. Sky Q users can…

Latest ATV streaming interviews

A-tv talks to the founder and CEO of iWedia as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.  They discuss the development of OTT in the pandemic and continuing shift from CPE to…

Research: Over 8m TV sets sold in UK in 2020

Research: Over 8m TV sets sold in UK in 2020

With lockdown measures enforced around the globe, it is understandable that 2020 saw the steepest growth in UK TV sales in over a generation, which exceeded 8 million sets, reports…

Spain: Vodafone, TiVo launch Sponsored Discovery

Spain: Vodafone, TiVo launch Sponsored Discovery

TiVo has announced that Vodafone España has enabled TiVo’s Sponsored Discovery product across the Vodafone TV (VTV) platform in Spain, giving content owners a new way to promote content on…

Australia: Freeview enhanced HbbTV platform

Australia: Freeview enhanced HbbTV platform

Freeview Australia has launched its free enhanced HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) service, which it says will provide Australians with a more seamless integration between broadcast and on-demand BVoD services.…

ScreenHits TV aggregator launched

ScreenHits TV aggregator launched

A new TV Streaming App – ScreenHits TV – which combines a user’s TV streaming channels into one TV guide has launched on Apple iPads, Android TV, Chromecast and Fire…

Globo partners with Google Cloud

Globo partners with Google Cloud

Brazilian media company Globo and infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions provider Google Cloud have agreed a seven-year strategic partnership. The announcement aligns with Globo’s ongoing digital transformation, its restructuring…

Sky Q adds new voice search innovations

Sky Q adds new voice search innovations

Sky is rolling out a raft of new features and voice innovations on its Sky Q platform. Over the next month, movies and series from Disney+, will begin to appear…

Acorn TV on Netgem TV platform

Acorn TV on Netgem TV platform

Telco TV specialist Netgem has confirmed the launch of streaming service Acorn TV, claiming it as another ‘UK first’ addition to Netgem TV, the end-to-end TV service powering the UK’s…

Babeleye EPG solution for SES HD+ Ghana

Babeleye, a global specialist in content metadata for video plathorms, has integrated its Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) solution into the HD+ Service, the recently launched premium broadcast TV service marketed…

DNA signs with Simply.TV for metadata and advanced content discovery

DNA signs with Simply.TV for metadata and advanced content discovery

Finnish TV operators have, similar to their colleagues in other Nordic markets, felt the entry of both global and regional streaming services in previous years; and so are the national…