Category archives for: Mobile TV

Live TV still trumps other modes

Findings from research led by Ipsos Open Thinking Exchange (Ipsos OTX) polling 15,551 adults in 20 countries suggests that most (86 per cent ) global respondents who watch TV indicate they usually watch TV programming ‘live, although other popular modes of watching are catching on such as

Mediaset extends Infinity VoD to smartphones

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Italian broadcaster Mediaset has extended its Infinity VoD streaming service to smartphones, providing subscribers with access to over 5000 movies in HD plus a large selection of cartoons. Owners of Android, Windows Phone and iOS devices will need to download the Infinity app from the App Store, Google Play or Windows Store. The service is available on the 3G, 4G [...]

Australia embraces new screens

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The latest Australian Multi-Screen Report, covering the fourth quarter of calendar 2013, shows robust viewing of broadcast television on in-home TVs. Australians are spending more time watching conventional television than they did a year ago and are also using Internet-connected devices to complement their viewing of TV and other video. An estimated 40 per cent of homes now have tablets [...]

DTG testing scheduled for Freeview Tablet TV UK

Further to its recent update on the commercial availability of its Tablet TV service and announcement of its first full market beta test this summer in San Francisco, digital TV software solutions provider Motive Television has revealed that it has received confirmation that testing of its technology for Freeview Tablet TV by the UK’s Digital Technology Group will begin on [...]

Tablet Television nears launch

Tablet Television, America’s first broadcast TV service for tablets, has revealed plans for its first beta market test in San Francisco and start of commercial operations in autumn 2014. Tablet TV, a joint venture of Motive Television and Granite Broadcasting Corporation, puts television a touch away for portable devices with no subscription fee, cable, satellite or Internet required. Utilising existing [...]

Mobile TV prospers in India

Vuclip, the independent mobile video and media company, has published the results of a study of Vuclip’s user base conducted by marketing and research firm Millward Brown. The study revealed that Vuclip’s more than 20 million mobile video consumers in India are largely trending towards mobile devices as their go-to source for content with 81 per cent of metro and [...]

MobiTV selects Elemental

Elemental Technologies, a supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has announced that MobiTV, a specialist in enabling delivery of live and on-demand TV Everywhere, is using Elemental video processing solutions to support its cloud-based video delivery platform. MobiTV is using Elemental Live and Elemental Server to deliver more than 40 HD television channels  including live news and [...]

Private Label Mobile TV touts broadcasting innovation

Positioning itself as “the biggest innovation in the history of TV broadcasting” and promising to level the broadcasting playing field, create new revenue streams for celebrities and organisations, and enrich the viewer experience, US start-up operation Private Label Mobile TV hopes further to loosen the stranglehold of cable television providers. It claims that boosting revenue and adding a new dimension [...]

Bharti Airtel new smartphone TV service

Bharti Airtel is launching Pocket TV, a direct-to-phone TV service, this week. Bharti, India’s largest telco, says it will offer live content from more than 150 TV channels. The service will go live on Google Play this week and on iOS phones next month. The service is restricted to existing subscribers of Bharti’s Airtel DTH service, and they’ll have to [...]

Finland: HD content and mobile TV prosper

The use of high-definition services is increasing on large home screens in Finland, while more and more users carry their televisions with them on personal mobile devices. Greater numbers of Finnish people are enjoying HD image quality, particularly for watching sports. A survey commissioned by DNA indicates that consumers in Finland are making active use of the new distribution formats [...]

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