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IPTV subscriber numbers up

The number of people using IPTV services increased by 179 per cent in the 12 months to June 30th 2007. Over 8 million people are now connected to telco TV…

Shipments of PMPs 130m+ in 2011

Global shipments of video portable multimedia players (PMPs) will grow at an annualised rate of 30 per cent over the next five years, reaching 132 million units in 2011, according…

Sky+ viewers ‘watch less TV’

Research by Attentional into the viewing habits of Sky+ subscribers suggests owners of digital TV recorders watch less television. Attentional says people-meters used by viewing measurement panels show they actually…

IPTV reaches 8m subscribers

Statistics, prepared for the DSL Forum by industry analyst Point Topic, have shown that the number of people using IPTV services increased by 179 per cent in the 12 months…

HDTV customers satisfied by quality but not content

High definition (HD) television owners are much more satisfied with the picture quality of HD television than they are with the amount or selection of HD programming, The Nielsen Company…

Hybrid STBs 25% of market by 2012

The hybrid set-top box market is forecast by IMS Research to account for over 25 per cent of worldwide STB unit shipments in 2012, translating into nearly $2.9 billion in…

Price, not content, wins

The mantra of the comms and technology industries has long been “content is king”. Yet for consumers choosing from a wide range of bundled telecommunications packages, price and convenience are…

Olympics will set TV advertising records

The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will lift television's share of the global advertising market to record levels next year, despite the medium losing market share in North America and parts…

Mobile TV? Maybe

Results from a survey of 2,000 European consumers by market analyst firm Canalys indicate that half have no interest in watching any kind of TV on a mobile phone, even…

US VoD two hours a day by 2012

Within the next five years, Americans will be spending more than a third of their daily TV-viewing time watching on-demand programs rather than regularly scheduled shows and events, according to…