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Research: AI key to cutting Internet energy demand

Comms technology specialist Nokia and GSMA Intelligence have revealed new research showing that communication service providers (CSPs) around the world believe that deploying artificial intelligence (AI) software is essential to reducing fast-rising network energy demand and emissions, spurred by Internet traffic growth. With the United Nations’ COP26 climate change conference proceeding in Scotland where world […]

November 2, 2021By Colin Mann

Forecast: Cloud providers most important distribution channel

In a session at CCS Insight’s annual Predictions event, the company’s analysts focus on the future of networks and how operators can capitalise on soaring levels of demand. Kester Mann, Director, Consumer and Connectivity comments: “In recent times, the value of broadband and mobile networks has surpassed all expectations, reinforced by eye-watering demand among households […]

October 14, 2021

BT launches Eagle-i security platform

BT is launching a new cyber defence platform – Eagle-i. It combines BT’s network insight with advances in AI and automation to predict, detect and neutralise security threats before they get a chance to inflict damage. The platform has been designed to self-learn from the intelligence provided by each intervention, so that it constantly improves […]

October 14, 2021

Forecast: Smart TV VA transactions near $500m in 2023

A study from Juniper Research has found that spend through voice assistant-enabled smart TVs will reach nearly $500 million (€432.2m) in 2023; a sharp increase from the $126 million expected in 2021. This growth reflects how voice assistants are becoming context‑dependent sales portals, as well as information and control systems, and smart TVs will bring […]

October 11, 2021

TiVo brings IPTV platform to TIGO customers in LatAm

TiVo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi, is introducing TiVo’s IPTV platform to Latin American subscribers of Tigo, provider of fixed and mobile services in Latin America. Tigo ONEtv subscribers will now be able to quickly find, watch and enjoy the content they want with TiVo’s user interface, across all their devices. TiVo’s IPTV platform is […]

October 6, 2021

Report: Pandemic accelerated demand for visual-first experiences

Findings from brand media experience platform Cloudinary’s third State of Visual Media report reveal a substantial increase in images and video content publishing during the pandemic. For example, video views nearly doubled and video bandwidth grew almost 140 per cent in Q2 2020, when the pandemic first began. At the same time, brands are just […]

September 30, 2021

ThinkAnalytics enhances ThinkAdvertising

ThinkAnalytics, a global provider of cloud-based personalised content discovery, viewer insight, and targeted advertising solutions, has announced enhancements to ThinkAdvertising that bring even more sophisticated, digital-style ad targeting to the TV sector, and provide opportunities for video service providers to build additional revenue streams. Chief among the enhancements is the ability to blend first-party behavioural […]

September 30, 2021

Research: Smart TV & speaker adoption rose in pandemic

Parks Associates has announced the release of its latest Consumer Insights Dashboard, a new ongoing service that analyses the firm’s quarterly surveys of 10,000 US broadband households to track consumer adoption of home devices and services. The research reveals that among the most commonly adopted CE device categories, smart TVs and smart speakers/displays showed significant […]

September 29, 2021

Study: TMT pandemic recovery rests on capital investment

Never has capital investment been more top of mind for technology, media and entertainment and telecommunications (TMT) companies, according to the Global Capital Operations and Innovation Study (COInS) from advisory firm EY. The survey of 500 global TMT executives reveals that 87 per cent of respondents identified as ‘leaders’ believe recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic […]

September 27, 2021

Ericsson shares limitless connectivity vision

Suggesting that a seismic technology shift is underway around the world, which is going to unleash an entirely new wave of innovation to address some of the planet’s most pressing issues, comms technologist Ericsson has launched its new purpose and vision. Purpose: To create connections that make the unimaginable possible Vision: A world where limitless […]

September 27, 2021