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HbbTV releases v2021-2 of Conformance Test Suite

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes, has announced the publication of a new version of the HbbTV Conformance Test Suite. The new version, developed by the HbbTV Testing Group, is […]

August 31, 2021

STB targeted ad solution from HbbTV

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks to connected TV sets and set-top boxes, has published the second phase of its solution for Targeted Advertising (TA). This enables substitution of broadcast adverts with targeted adverts in situations where the broadcast TV […]

July 20, 2021

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, TP Vision bring HbbTV TA standard to smart TVs

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is working with TV manufacturer TP Vision to promote the rollout of addressable TV in Germany. The two companies have concluded a cooperation agreement based on the implementation of the HbbTV specification for targeted advertising (HbbTV TA) in Philips Smart TVs. HbbTV TA enables a new level of addressable TV implementation, where, […]

June 17, 2021

HbbTV releases updated test suite

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for advanced interactive TV services. has announced the simultaneous release of the 2021-1 version of the HbbTV Conformance Test Suite and the Test Assertions Repository (TAR). The new version is called v2021-1; it is the first major release of the Test Suite in 2021. […]

May 10, 2021

Switch Media provides Framework for Freeview Australia’s HbbTV service

Switch Media, a provider of online video technology, has announced that it has delivered Freeview Australia’s new integrated Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) service, which launched on 12th April 2021. A long-term technology partner, Switch Media previously worked with Freeview Australia to deliver its world-first Freeview FV mobile app as well as its Freeview Plus […]

April 29, 2021

Spain: Mediaset, Google HbbTV ad deal

Mediaset Spain and Google have signed an agreement to create an adserver that gathers together all metrics, data and cross-media segmentation in one single platform to easily manage digital advertising on all devices – above all connected TV and HbbTV. With the deal, Mediaset will have a unified inventory that will enable it to develop […]

April 21, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

France: arte.tv trials HbbTV DTT

Ramping up its digital development, Arte has launched its VoD service, arte.tv, as an experimental channel on France’s DTT platform through the HbbTV standard. Authorised by TV regulatory body the CSA, the service will be trialled for an initial period of six months and will reach 23 per cent of the DTT homes owning connected […]

April 12, 2021

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. As well as providing a more streamlined way to search and discover a world of free-to-air (FTA) entertainment across more than 35 channels, it also […]

April 12, 2021

HbbTV Symposium and Awards 2021 this November in Paris

The 9th HbbTV Symposium and Awards will take place in Paris, France, on November 25 and 26, 2021. This was announced today by the HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes. The […]

March 31, 2021

DOTSCREEN renews contract with Media Broadcast

DOTSCREEN, the multi-screen video applications & UI specialist, has announced the renewal of its multi-year contract with Media Broadcast in regards to the evolution, support and maintenance of HbbTV freenet TV portal in Germany. Back in 2016, DOTSCREEN has designed and developed the front-end and associated backend of the freenet TV portal. Then, the company […]

February 10, 2021