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Adobe: TV Everywhere surges 400%

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Authenticated video usage has surged 467 per cent over a 24-month period, according to Adobe’s latest report on US digital video trends. Sports continue to dominate TV Everywhere (TVE) use (three times as many TVE viewers watch sports than watch movies), viewership increases are being seen across many forms of content, according to Adobe’s report, which based its 2013-2014 findings […]

Australia: 92% TV viewing linear broadcast

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The latest Australian Multi-Screen Report, covering the fourth quarter of calendar 2014, reveals viewing of video content on Internet-connected mobile devices has grown year-on-year though it remains small relative to the time Australians spend watching broadcast television on in-home TV sets. Technology in Autralian homes Household take-up of

Virgin adds Android support for Sky Sports

Virgin Media customers who subscribe to Sky Sports can now watch the channels (Sky Sports 1 to 5, Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports News HQ) on Android devices. Previously the channels could only be viewed on iPhones and iPads. Director of digital entertainment for Virgin Media Scott Kewley commented: “The Sky Sports app for Android cements our position as […]

Rovi for Bell Mobility TV

Rovi Corporation has announced an agreement with Bell Mobility to use Rovi’s intellectual property for its mobile TV service in Canada. “Home entertainment is inevitably moving from the TV set in the living room to multiple screens and mobile devices,” said Samir Armaly, executive vice president, intellectual property and licensing, Rovi. “Through its license agreement with Rovi, Bell Mobility is […]

Movistar Go voice search with Windows

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Telefonica is to launch its mobile TV platform, Movistar TV Go, on devices with Windows Phone OS following a deal with Microsoft. The Movistar TV Go service for Windows Phone 8.1 will enable Telefónica users to watch linear and on demand content by simply speaking into the phone through Cortana voice recognition technology, which has been integrated for the first […]

70% of Spaniards watch TV via smartphones

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More and more Spaniards watch TV through their smartphones, in a country that leads the mobile penetration in Europe at a rate of 81 per cent. A report from Orange Mobile Exposure reveals that

Reuters TV for Apple

Reuters, the global news organisation, has launched Reuters TV, its new mobile TV news service available exclusively on Apple devices. Editorial content within Reuters TV is produced exclusively for the service and draws upon Reuters reach from 2,500 journalists in over 160 countries. To deliver the service’s variable programme lengths, all content is produced in multiple versions and organized by […]

Japan’s digital video market up 31%

Digital video has struggled to take hold in Japan, but is beginning to gain traction, achieving 31 per cent growth in 2014 to reach ¥81 billion ($670 million), according to the latest round of research from Futuresource Consulting. “Japan’s home video market is the second largest on the planet, surpassed only by the USA,” says Joanna Wright, Senior Market Analyst, […]

TV easily wins attention battle

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Internet video is getting interest from media and marketers, but multiscreen TV is where US consumers commit the bulk of their time, according to report called Get Real: Video Advertising 2015. The report examines the major players in the growing field of video in the US – multiscreen TV, Google/YouTube, AOL, MSN, Yahoo and Facebook – on the basis of […]

Children’s TV viewing drifts towards paid-VoD

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The 2015 Childwise Monitor, an annual report looking at children’s media consumption, shows that the equipment mix is changing. Most children have their own computer or tablet, phone, games console and television – but console, television and to an extent, phone ownership, is falling. Tablet ownership continues to grow, although it’s slowing. The major tablet ownership increase is among younger […]

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