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Report: 1 in 5 new telco customers are value-destroyers

Data solutions expert, Sagacity, has revealed that >20 per cent of newly acquired telecom customers have a forecasted negative lifetime value and drain around 40 per cent of company profits every year. While the remaining > 80 per cent of new customers turn a profit, Sagacity emphasises their value still varies widely, with the top […]

May 24, 2022

3SS, ContentWise partnership

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for STBs and multiscreen entertainment, and ContentWise, a provider of user experience (UX) personalisation and audience analytics technologies, have announced their new partnership. Together they intend to transform UX personalisation possibilities through the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to the benefit of […]

May 18, 2022

EBU boosts A European Perspective initiative

At a time when the need for mutual understanding in Europe has never been so great, EBU-led digital news service ‘A European Perspective’ is stepping up its efforts to offer citizens multilingual coverage of major stories by drawing on content produced by 12 public service newsrooms. Following its highly-successful launch in 2022, the content offer […]

May 17, 2022By Colin Mann

Serie A, WSC Sports partner on AI highlights

Lega Serie A, the top flight football league in Italy, has announced a three-year partnership with WSC Sports, a global player in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven sports video technology, to automatically create highlights in real-time of all Serie A, Supercoppa Frecciarossa, and Coppa Italia Frecciarossa matches. WSC Sports’ machine learning technology analyses actions as they happen, […]

May 9, 2022

Plume, Sagemcom support Deutsche Glasfaser router launch

German fibre service provider Deutsche Glasfaser is collaborating with personalised smart services specialist Plume to introduce what is claimed to be the country’s first fully cloud-optimised WiFi 6E fibre router. The product solution combines Plume’s Consumer Experience Management Platform and HomePass Smart Home Services suite, which is already available to Deutsche Glasfaser’s subscribers, leverages the […]

May 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: Smart home devices market grew 11.7% in 2021

The global market for smart home devices grew 11.7 per cent in 2021 compared to 2020 with more than 895 million devices shipped, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker. Notwithstanding the market volatility due to the pandemic and its impact on supply chains as well as demand-side shocks, IDC […]

April 27, 2022

Report: 105m smart homes in Europe, North America

According to a research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 105 million in 2021. The most advanced smart home market is North America, having an installed base of 51.3 million smart homes at the end of the year. This represents a penetration rate […]

April 21, 2022

Viaccess-Orca, Google Cloud collaboration

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global player providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to streamline TV and video service deployments and operations. VO solutions are now integrated with Google Cloud Anthos, a fully managed Kubernetes-based platform, that allows users to manage their data and […]

April 20, 2022

Study: Smart TVs, gaming lead video accessibility

According to research by Interpret, smart TV makers and gaming companies have been some of the most aggressive in the entertainment arena to bring new accessibility features to market. While innovations related to visual disabilities have been among the most plentiful, new capabilities for auditory and physical / mobility have also emerged. Improvements for cognitive […]

April 8, 2022

Report: Broadband’s growing impact on broadcast industry

Findings in a report from media processing and delivery technology specialist Appear reveal that broadband will take a centre stage in the broadcast industry in 2022, enabled by a renewed focus on content contribution, streaming codecs, and processing. The report is the first in a series, looking at the major industry trends impacting the broadcast […]

March 31, 2022