M7 Group will integrate its TV platforms into smart TV sets from leading manufacturers, enabling direct access by viewers without a set-top box, HDMI stick or other additional reception device, with the user interface appearing in the platforms’ branded design.
Joyn, the joint German streaming platform operated by ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery, is now offering the TV channels of public broadcaster ARD with HbbTV.
TV set manufacturer TP Vision is equipping the new models of its Philips brand with built-in reception of German DTH satellite platform HD+.
European AVOD service rlaxx TV is now also available on Amazon’s Fire TV devices and smart TV operating system Android TV in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Next-generation audio and video technologies as well as the future of broadcast and streaming are the focus of a new webinar series set up by German research institute Fraunhofer IIS.
Dutch Royal Philips has signed a binding letter of intent with TPV Technology Limited to expand to Philips-branded audio and video products and accessories.
German commercial broadcaster RTL will screen a German free-to-air TV series completely in Ultra HD/HDR for the first time.
The past week saw OTT disruption entering a new phase with announcements by Philips, RTL and Sky – with the latter causing SES and Eutelsat stock taking a beating.
Improve Digital, the all-in-one video advertising platform for publishers, content providers and broadcasters, has signed a partnership with TP Vision Philips
STORY UPDATED. Philips is disabling the smart TV functionality of twelve models in the 2009 range of models on December 28.