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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 […]

Google mobile service

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Google is planning to start an MVNO business on T-Mobile US or Sprint’s network. Reports in the US claim the project codenamed Nova and headed by Google Executive Nick Fox, is set to launch this year. The WSJ reported Google has already struck deals with both Sprint and TMUS to buy wholesale access to the third and fourth largest mobile […]

Boeing to support Chinese mobile multimedia

US broadcast station owner New York Broadband has selected Boeing Satellite Systems International for negotiation of a contract to build a new high-powered L-band satellite that will support mobile multimedia services to China and other Asian markets planned by CMMB Vision of Hong Kong. New York Broadband (NYBB) recently acquired the AsiaStar satellite, located at 105 degrees East orbital, and […]

Multi-platform Oz tennis from Seven

Australia’s Seven Network has launched its coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne with the choice of live coverage of the tournament across two channels – Channel 7 and 7TWO – with the Channel 7 coverage switching to 7mate at 6pm for the hour of news and public affairs. The launch of the PLUS 7 HBBtv service on […]

US mobile entertainment tops $9bn in 2014

Americans are now spending almost as much on smartphone and tablet entertainment as at the box office. In 2014, SNL Kagan estimates mobile entertainment generated $9.14 billion in revenue, fast approaching the roughly $10 billion per year the box office generates from ticket sales. The combined revenue from mobile games, video, music and location-based services (LBS) has grown at a […]

Czech Republic: nangu.TV for T-Mobile OTT

nangu.TV, the media platform provider for IPTV and OTT services, further expanded its relationship with major telecoms operator T-Mobile Czech Republic. A nangu.TV customer for several years, T-Mobile CZ is now using the company’s Media Platform to provide OTT mobile TV services for its customer base. To access the service, T-Mobile CZ users simply download the application in the App […]

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