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IHS: 125bn connected IoT devices by 2030

IHS: 125bn connected IoT devices by 2030

The number of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices worldwide will jump 12 per cent on average annually, from nearly 27 billion in 2017 to 125 billion in 2030, according…

BBC seeks to unlock data potential

BBC Research & Development has announced a five-year research partnership with eight UK Universities to unlock the potential of data in the media. The Data Science Research Partnership will be…

US: 37% watch live sport on non-TV devices

US: 37% watch live sport on non-TV devices

NFL Football has the most enthusiastic fan base by far, according to a study by Adobe and TDG. Using a 10-point scale, where 1 means “definitely not a fan” and…

DAB digital radio sales near 60m worldwide

WorldDAB’s latest market report reveals that, by the end of Q2 2017, almost 60 million consumer and automotive DAB/DAB+ receivers (58,432,000) had been sold in Europe and Asia Pacific –…

CCS: 300m 5G smartphones to be sold in 2021

The latest forecast from research firm CCS Insight shows the global mobile phone market remaining stable for the next five years, with about 2 billion mobile phones sold every year.…

Analyst: VR headsets to drive near-term growth

Analyst: VR headsets to drive near-term growth

International Data Corporation (IDC) is forecasting the combined augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headset market to reach 13.7 million units in 2017, growing to 81.2 million units by…

Analyst: STB outlook stable, Media Streamer growing

The traditional pay-TV STB will remain a fixture in consumer homes worldwide, as operators counter the threat posed by media streamers by adding features such as SVoD services, voice search…

Study: OTT device use, big regional differences

Study: OTT device use, big regional differences

Findings from streaming video infrastructure technologies provider Bitmovin suggest significant regional differences among the most popular OTT devices, including Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Roku. The survey of…

Survey: 58% UK smartphone owners watching video

More than half (53 per cent) of 16-75-year-olds in the UK use their smartphones while walking – the equivalent of around 22 million people – according to the latest research…

Report: Illegal STBs putting public at risk

Report: Illegal STBs putting public at risk

Over one million illegal set-top boxes with add-ons that allow consumers to stream content illegally have been sold in the UK in the last two years, putting the public at…