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Consolidated Comms selects MOBITV platform

MOBITV, a global player in app-based TV video delivery solutions, has announced that Consolidated Communications has selected the MOBITV CONNECT Platform to power its new TV service, CCiTV, providing TV programming to customers in New England, US when they want, where they want, and how they want it. This new service will deliver content from […]

October 1, 2019

Report: Mobile video consumption surges 

Cloud services for video provider Brightcove has published the Q2 Brightcove Global Video Index, a report that analyses hundreds of millions of recent data points to provide insights into how viewers are watching video content, which devices they are using, and what types of content they are consuming across these various devices. Mobile consumption surges […]

September 25, 2019

Forecast: Online viewing to reach 100 mins a day

The average person will spend 100 minutes each day watching online video in 2021, up from 84 minutes this year, according to Zenith’s Online Video Forecasts 2019 report. That’s the equivalent of watching 25 continuous days of video in 2021. The amount of time people spend viewing online video has grown rapidly across the world, […]

September 17, 2019

IHS: Over 50% use smartphone to access video services

The smartphone has taken a major step in its evolution from a voice-centric device to a media-centric platform, with more than 50 per cent of owners now using their device to access video services on a monthly basis, according to a multinational survey conducted by IHS Markit | Technology, now a part of Informa Tech. […]

September 12, 2019

Survey: Video streaming ‘killer app’ for US 5G

The 5G era is set to drive the next wave of growth in video streaming, with 78 per cent of US consumers indicating they will expand this activity as they adopt the next-generation wireless standard in smartphones and home-networking solutions, according to a survey conducted by IHS Markit Digital Orbit. When asked to name which […]

August 23, 2019

Netflix offers ultra-low mobile rate for India

Netflix has, as expected, offered Indian subscribers an ultra-low rate for viewing its output. The subscription fee is Rupees 199 a month (€2.80) and allows viewing on a single cellular device. Viewers will be forbidden from casting their video streaming to larger screens. Netflix’s Director of Product Innovation, Ajay Arora, said: “Our members in India […]

July 25, 2019By Chris Forrester

WWE creating new show for Quibi

Quibi, the short form video platform, has announced that WWE will be creating original content for its soon-to-launch service. Stephanie McMahon, the Chief Brand Officer at WWE, will host a new show entitled Fight Like a Girl. Each episode will pair a WWE Superstar with a young woman struggling with a personal issue that has […]

July 11, 2019By Nik Roseveare

Research: US broadband cord-cutters moving to mobile video

Research from Parks Associates shows US broadband households highly likely to cut the cord in the next 12 months watch more than six hours of video content on their mobile phone a week, compared to 2.5 hours among all US broadband households. Examining Broadband Cord Cutters notes that fixed broadband providers that do not offer […]

July 4, 2019

Zenith: 27% of media consumption on mobile

Consumers will spend 800 hours on mobile internet this year, increasing to 930 hours by 2021 to account for 31 per cent of global media consumption in that year, up from 27 per cent in 2019, predicts Zenith’s latest Media Consumption Forecasts. However, the growth of mobile internet is slowing

June 10, 2019