Home » Archives by category » Research (Page 477)

51% of French homes to have triple-play by 2015

Fifty one per cent of all French households will subscribe to triple-play bundles in 2015, up from 36 per cent in 2010, according to a report from Pyramid Research. The…

Spanish TV advertising to rebound

A new report from investment bankers Morgan Stanley says that TV advertising in Spain, which suffered badly during 2008-9, will again grow this year by about 10 per cent and…

US digital entertainment spend up $19bn in 2010

Spending on home entertainment reached $18.8 billion in the US during 2010, down slightly from $19.4 billion in 2009, according to a report from the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG). The…

Research: Online piracy and counterfeiting pose complex problems

A sampling of only 22 brands revealed that websites offering pirated digital content and counterfeit goods generate more than 53 billion visits per year, according to research carried out by…

Research: Mobile broadband users to hit 1bn in 2011

Mobile broadband subscriptions are on track to surpass 1 billion in 2011 only months after reaching half a billion, Ericsson has reported, highlighting a key growth driver for the telecom…

Shanghai reports 1.3m IPTV subs

Shanghai now has over 1.3 million IPTV subscribers, according to local media group Radio and Television Shanghai. Zhang Jian, an official at BesTV, a subsidiary of Radio and Television Shanghai,…

Canada a test bed for online consumption

The results of a video-streaming study dubbed Project Canada show, not surprisingly, that online movie and TV streaming services can boost broadband data usage. One surprise finding is that consumers…

Web Users: Internet better value than cable TV

Regular Internet users in the US overwhelmingly agree that the Internet provides better value than cable television. A survey by Rasmussen Reports found that 72 per cent of adults who…

Digital fails to lift DVD sales

Digital fails to lift DVD sales

The digital distribution of film and music failed to offset sharp falls in sales of CDs and DVDs in 2010, with media groups fearing that concerns about the long-term health…

Global broadband subs hit 509m, IPTV subs surpasses 40m

Year on year growth rates of 6.7 per cent have taken broadband subscription to 508,761,837 in the third quarter of 2010, according to figures prepared by Point Topic and revealed…