No more set-top-box, CI+ module or TVkey: Panasonic will offer the option of receiving German DTH platform HD+ directly via the TV set from the end of March 2019.
DistroScale, a video-as-a-service provider, is launching DistroTV, a streaming OTT service in the US, Canada and UK with a range of entertainment, news, sports, film and TV programming in live, linear and video-on-demand formats.
Viacom’s acquisition of Pluto TV will boost their position in the direct-to-consumer market, according g to GlobalData.
German TV streaming service waipu.tv is now available as an app on smart TV sets from Samsung.
Amazon is looking to scale back its à la carte Channels offering as new competitors enter the space, according to The Information.
Roku will begin rolling out premium subscriptions to Epix, Showtime and Starz on The Roku Channel in the US.
Vodafone Germany has chosen Metrological to bring integrated apps and premium OTT content to the GigaTV platform.
FranceTV Publicité has tested with TDF and advertisers Sofinco and St Hubert, the substitution of a commercial with a targeted spot on HbbTV DTT households.
NHK World, Japan’s global 24-Hour, English-language television channel, is joining streaming platform Roku.
24i Media have partnered with Hisense to bring the TV games portal to Hisense’s next generation of smart TV models equipped with a VIDAA system preinstalled as of March 2019.