Advanced Television


Ateme deploys 4K streaming platform with Dolby Audio for Mola TV

Ateme, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announces it has enabled 4K UHD live streaming with Dolby Audio for Mola TV, the Indonesian subscription video-on-demand and over-the-top streaming service. In the very first deployment of its type, English Premier League (EPL) football matches with high-quality video and […]

March 22, 2022

Greece: ERT updates OTT platform with Telmaco and Insys VT

ERT has launched the latest version of the Greek ERTFLIX OTT platform. The new backend implementation and the updated interface are the results of cooperation with the Greek systems company Telmaco S. A. and the team from Insys Video Technologies. ERTFLIX is a platform of the Greek state TV broadcaster, ERT, and provides users with […]

January 12, 2022

The Samsung Gaming Hub launching in 2022

Samsung Electronics has unveiled details for the Samsung Gaming Hub at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Powered by Tizen, the Samsung Gaming Hub is a new game streaming discovery platform that bridges hardware and software to provide a seamless player experience. Samsung also announced partnerships with leading game streaming services – NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Stadia […]

January 4, 2022

MTV, Sofia Digital make linear digital video ads interactive on Smart TV

MTV Oy and Sofia Digital have jointly developed a new way to make advertising interactive when watching content on Smart TV. The solution helps to enable clickable campaigns to be activated through TV-screen using companion devices, like smartphones. This solution answers the problem, which many advertisers have – namely identification and targeting of individual TV […]

September 27, 2021

Pluto TV launches in Italy in October

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has announced that Pluto TV, the free streaming television service, will launch in Italy on October 28th. With over 52 million global monthly active users spanning 25 countries in three continents, Pluto TV will be Italy’s first Free ad-supported television (FAST) service and will complement Paramount+ when the premium streaming service […]

September 22, 2021

Forecast: Global Smart TV ownership to top 50% by 2026

Strategy Analytics reports that more than 665 million homes worldwide owned a Smart TV at the end of 2020. This equates to 34 per cent of global households, a figure that is set to rise to 51 per cent by 2026 when Smart TV ownership will reach 1.1 billion homes. Sales of Smart TVs grew […]

July 26, 2021By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Android TV shines as pay-TV market declines

Android TV and Huawei’s HarmonyOS are set to dominate the coming years across both the shrinking footprint of operator set tops, and the ballooning number of smart TVs and connected TV (CTV) devices, according to forecasts from Rethink TV. Pay-TV households will decline

July 9, 2021

Data: 30% of UK use Samsung’s Tizen Smart TV platform

Nearly a third of UK households now connect at least one TV to the internet using Samsung’s Tizen smart TV platform, according to data from Strategy Analytics. According to the report, The Complexities of the Multi-Device Connected TV Household, the Samsung platform holds a clear lead over platforms operated by Amazon, Sony and LG, and […]

March 24, 2021

Research: Tizen widens gap as leading smart TV platform

Samsung’s Tizen smart TV streaming platform further extended its lead in 2020 as the number of Tizen devices in use worldwide increased by 21 per cent year-on-year to 162.3 million, according to research from Strategy Analytics’ TV Streaming Platforms service. Strong growth was also seen in Google’s Android TV (+42 per cent), Roku TV OS (+40 […]

March 17, 2021

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 to augment and create value from their technology platforms. Based on a flexible, ‘add and go’ architecture, each service is designed to achieve a significant […]

March 17, 2021By Colin Mann