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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…

Synamedia Go SaaS suite unveiled

Synamedia Go SaaS suite unveiled

Video technology provider Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Go, a modular suite of data-driven SaaS services which it says provide a frictionless way for pay-TV operators and OTT/D2C streaming providers rapidly…

Disruptel announces $1.15m seed round

Disruptel announces $1.15m seed round

Disruptel, the interactive TV and voice assistant innovator, has announced the completion of a $1.15 million (€0.96m) seed funding round. PJC and Progress Ventures led the round, with the backing…

HBO Max Orbit unveiling at SXSW

HBO Max Orbit unveiling at SXSW

HBO Max will launch HBO Max Orbit at SXSW Online, the brand’s interactive digital experience to introduce audiences to the US streaming service’s content using cutting-edge emerging technology. The HBO…

Gracenote personalised imagery solution

Gracenote personalised imagery solution

Gracenote, the content services arm of Nielsen Media, has launched Personalized Imagery to help video services increase engagement by presenting the most appealing programme images to viewers in their user…

Sharp, TiVo extend deal

Sharp, TiVo extend deal

TiVo has announced an extended multi-year agreement with Sharp to utilise TiVo’s G-Guide products, including G-Guide HTML, G-Guide xD and remote schedule recording service across compatible television and Ultra HD…

Synamedia: Clarissa business insights solution

Synamedia: Clarissa business insights solution

Video software provider Synamedia has unveiled Clarissa, which it says is the industry’s first business insights solution to take a holistic view of traditional pay-TV and OTT businesses and reveal…

TiVo, Pindrop partner for authentication

TiVo, Pindrop partner for authentication

TiVo has made a strategic partnership with authentication startup Pindrop. With Pindrop’s tech embeded into smart TVs, users could be authenticated based on their voice, as opposed to punching in…

Oetegenn named advisor at ThinkAnalytics

Oetegenn named advisor at ThinkAnalytics

Hot on the heels of news emerging that he has been appointed a Non-Executive Director at Amino Technologies, former Verimatrix president Steve Oetegenn is joining content discovery and viewer analytics…