Comscore integrates YouTube into CTV measurement platform for India

Ad measurement platform Comscore has announced the addition of multi-platform CTV measurement for India. The company has said that it has added CTV measurement to its Video Metrix Multi-Platform product for India, with the measurement including YouTube. Comscore said that it is the first international measurement provider to deliver complete audience measurement across YouTube’s largest […]

Deltatre agrees sale to Bain Capital and Nextalia

Sports-oriented streaming tech provider Deltatre has announced a deal to be sold to  Bain Capital and Nextalia SGR. Deltatre, which is owned by Bruin Capital, offers OTT streaming solutions that enable DTC content distribution. Its clients include the likes of UEFA, NFL, MLB and MLS. According to SportsPro, the value of the deal is between […]

TikTok launches app on Vizio TVs

Short-form video app TikTok has announced a partnership with Vizio to come to its Smart TVs. Vizio will join the likes of Samsung, LG, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV in offering TikTok to its users. The TV maker said that it will support the launch by highlighting TikTok TV content on the Vizio home […]

SES-22 satellite set for June 29 launch

Satellite operator SES has announced that its latest unit, the SES-22, is being prepared for launch next week. The Thales Alenia Space-built satellite is scheduled to launch from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on June 29, 2022. SES-22 will operate in the 135 degrees West orbital slot and will […]

TF1 sells programmatic ad unit to HLD

French broadcaster TF1 is selling its programmatic advertising subsidiary Gamnedi to investment outfit HLD. Gamnedi specialises in programmatic media buying with a client list that includes AXA, Orange, But, Tape à l’oeil and Macif, providing digital targeting across all media and advertising formats including display advertising, video, social media, television, digital-out-of-home advertising, search engine advertising […]

Microsoft, Nividia and Adobe among Metaverse Standards Forum founding members

A new body has been created to drive open metaverse interoperability and create standards to be used across the industry. The Metaverse Standards Forum will bring together leading standards organisations and companies for industry-wide cooperation on interoperability standards needed to build the open metaverse. It will examine where lack of interoperability is holding back metaverse […]

DNA to debut Universal Electronics KITA remote

Finnish telco DNA has selected Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) to debut the smart home device maker’s Android TV remote control, UEI KITA. The remote, which has been awarded the RedDot award for its fit, form and function, is focused on being thinner and easier to hold than comparable remotes. It features a rechargeable battery via […]

Now TV picks Amino for H1 STB

Amino has been selected by Hong Kong Telecom-owned pay TV provider Now TV to integrate its IPTV service with streamers such as HBO GO and Netflix. Now TV (not to be confused with the Sky-owned NOW) has turned to Amino’s SaaS service management solution Amino Engage. This solution promises to simplify device and app management, […]

HbbTV Association unveils enhancements to DASH DRM Reference Application

Hybrid TV standards body the HbbTV Association has announced enhancements to its DASH DRM Reference Application: multiperiod DASH – which can be used for server-side ad insertion (SSAI) – and support for PlayReady SL3000, which the associations says is being increasingly required by US content providers. The HbbTV Association introduced the HbbTV DASH DRM Reference […]

FreeWheel to offer linear addressable solution with AMC Networks

Comcast-owned adtech company FreeWheel has announced a partnership with AMC Networks to offer a self-service linear addressable solution. Freewheel said that the offering “will allow programmers to unlock previously hard-to-access inventory for monetisation purposes as well as provide ease of management for multi-screen campaigns.” The solution promises to solve the problems facing programmers, including access […]