Category archives for: Portable Media

Children prefer catch-up, YouTube to linear TV

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Children aged five to 16 spend an average of six and a half hours a day in front of a screen compared with around three hours in 1995, according to market research firm Childwise. Screen time is made up of time spent watching TV, playing games consoles, using a mobile, computer or tablet. The Connected Kids report has collated data […]

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 […]

C4 launches All 4 on March 30

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Channel 4 has confirmed its new digital service, branded All 4, on March 30th. The service, which replaces 4oD, and will be available via PC, iPads and iPhones from Monday. All 4 will allow viewers to watch live Channel 4 programmes via the Now function, as well as access past programmes using the On Demand feature. It will also offer […]

Digital will be 25% of ad spend in 2016

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Carat, the global media network, has published its first forecast for worldwide advertising expenditure in 2016, combined with its latest forecasts for 2015 and actual figures for 2014, with all markets ring-fencing Digital media spending, even when faced with negative economic headwinds. Based on data received from

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

Singapore: 4.6m connected devices bought in 2014

Singapore’s affluent and well-developed internet infrastructure have been playing a major role in driving consumers’ appetite for connected gadgets. While the connected devices sector in Singapore was valued at only $950 million five years ago in 2010, it has today expanded substantially with sales reaching over $1.8 billion in revenue in 2014. Connected devices comprise

UK streaming market £1bn by 2019

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The rise is streaming could soon makes DVDs and Blu-ray discs as obsolete as VHS video cassettes, according to market research firm Mintel. Viewing habits are changing immensely

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 […]

Mobiles, tablets now 34% of all online video views

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Ooyala, a Telstra subsidiary and specialist in video publishing, analytics and monetisation, has issued its Q4 2014 Global Video Index Report, revealing mobile and tablets now represent more than one third of all online viewing, and providing the first analysis of advertising data from Ooyala’s recently acquired video ad-tech company, Videoplaza. The report pairs insights

Analyst: Apple, Google battle for TV spoils

The market for streaming video devices at $99 and below has become increasingly crowded and competitive, according to Paul Erickson, Senior Analyst, IHS Technology. Several years ago, Apple TV stood atop a market that featured Roku as its lone true competitor. Today, the market features a broad span of products including the $25 Chromecast HDMI stick, sub-$50 full-featured HDMI sticks […]

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