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DOCSIS channels double in 2014

Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS, has reported that DOCSIS channel shipments rose to record levels in 2014 — up 114 per cent to 4.8 million worldwide — as cable operators continue to improve their networks to offer services to customers at ever-higher speeds. Infonetics’ fourth quarter) and year-end CCAP, CMTS, and Edge QAM Hardware report […]

LG leads UHD sales


South Korean electronics giant LG supplied 1.86 million Ultra-HD panels in Q4/2014, and took 27.9 per cent of the global market by volume according to data from DisplaySearch. LG narrowly beat second-place global supplier Innolux which supplied 1.76 million units (26.3 per cent) from its Taiwan base. Third spot went to South Korea’s Samsung which took a 19.9 per cent […]

Apple, Samsung no longer control tablet market

Market share for top two tablet vendors Apple and Samsung fell to 43 per cent as total shipment volume growth slowed to 6.6 per cent in 2014. According to two new Strategy Analytics’ Tablet & Touchscreen Strategies (TTS) reports, growth is likely to continue along this trajectory but leading tablet vendors cannot rely on inertia alone to hold market share […]

France: Growing interest in Connected TV

Findings from a survey of French adults by Harris Interactive and EBG indicate a growing awareness of and likely purchase intentions of Connected TV. The report – Troisième vague de l’Observatoire des Objets Connectés (Third wave of the Observatory of Connected Objects) seeks to measure changes in the level of knowledge, interest and purchase intention of the French towards connected […]

Google Play revenue to overtake Apple App Store in 2015

Strategy Analytics has released data points from its latest Mobile World Market Metrics report. The data reveals

Ericsson: Mobile data dominated by top 5 apps


Findings included in the interim edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveal the top five apps in a given country dominate in terms of mobile traffic generated on smart devices. In the countries illustrated in the report – the US, South Korea, and Spain – they account for around two-thirds of all app traffic over mobile networks, which reflects a […]

UK CE market down 2%


The UK’s consumer electronics market decreased by 2 per cent year-on-year in January 2015, according to GfK . TV sales rose by

4K set sales to grow 700%


Research specialist Futuresource Consulting has published its latest 4K report, reviewing the progress in the broadcast, video, and display industries, which notes that although TV set sales are expected to rise close to 700 per cent, the window for 4K may be short lived. According to Futuresource, with the 4K

PS4 to outsell Xbox One by 40% by 2019


With the PlayStation 4 (PS4), Sony is on a path to reproduce the success of the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii, having shipped 18.5 million units in its first year as total Game Console shipments grow 11 per cent year-on-year in 2014 to 34 million units. According to Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices (CHD) report, “Year One Shipments Show Strength […]

UK Ultra-HD could hit 1m units


The forecasts for 4K/Ultra HD take-up this year have exceeded all expectations. 2014 saw around 200,000 UHD units sold in Britain (3 per cent of the market), and this year’s forecasts could see as many as 995,000 large-format 4K sets sold. The data comes from market analyst GfK, and were presented at the SES-sponsored 4K/Ultra HD conference in London. GfK […]

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