Advanced Television


Linear TV still primary viewing choice

Futuresource’s latest ‘Living with Digital’ consumer research study provides updated analysis of consumer’s shifting behaviour and evolving habits across digital entertainment and connected devices. The research identified live TV (pay and free) is still the primary viewing choice for 65 per cent of respondents across the territories with France showing the most solidarity at 75 […]

August 17, 2015

At The Races launches video betting app

At The Races, operator of the UK’s market-leading horse racing website, has launched a new mobile betting app enabling punters to compare odds and place instant bets with bookmakers William Hill, Ladbrokes and Bet365 within a single app. In addition to the in-App betting, horse racing fans can access free of charge an extensive video […]

August 13, 2015

LG delivers Hi-Fi music to smartphone customers

LG Electronics has revealed it will offer a high-fidelity (Hi-Fi) music service for customers of its premium smartphones. Starting this month, the new music service will be introduced via LG SmartWorld app on certain LG phones and at in nearly 70 countries including the US, UK, Australia, Brazil, China, France, Italy and Russia. Qualifying […]

August 13, 2015

60% UK embrace digital video

Digital video viewing is one of the UK’s most widespread digital activities, with almost 60 per cent of the population predicted to watch digital video content via any device at least once per month in 2015, according to eMarketer’s latest forecasts. Unsurprisingly, digital video viewership among the country’s Internet user population is even stronger and […]

August 11, 2015

Football clips deal for Sky Sports subs

Sky Sports customers will be able to watch even more goals this season at no extra cost as part of an exclusive digital partnership with UK daily newpaper The Sun. This season Sky customers who subscribe to Sky Sports will be given access to Sun Goals, with the service delivering goals and match clips from […]

August 11, 2015

NFL, Twitter agree multi-platform content deal

America’s National Football League (NFL) and Twitter have agreed a new multiyear partnership to deliver uniquely-packaged official NFL video and other types of content to fans daily, year-round. Partners since 2013 through the Twitter Amplify programe, NFL and Twitter will offer brands the opportunity to present official NFL content created specifically for the Twitter platform, […]

August 11, 2015

GSMA calls for Arab States UHF spectrum co-allocation

Trade body the GSMA – which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide – has published a new report finding that terrestrial digital television broadcasting in the Arab States does not need an exclusive allocation of the UHF spectrum band (470-694MHz). The report, Terrestrial Broadcasting and Spectrum Use in the Arab States, developed by Plum […]

August 11, 2015

iflix bundled with Samsung mobile devices

iflix, the Southeast Asian streaming service, has announced exclusive collaborations with Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation. The exclusive partnership in Malaysia will see iflix pre-installed with bundled subscriptions on selected Samsung mobile devices, beginning with the company’s new flagship tablet, the recently launched Galaxy Tab S2.  In accordance with the agreement, all […]

August 11, 2015

5G revenues to exceed $65bn by 2025

A far-sighted report from Juniper Research forecasts a healthy adoption for 5G, with service revenues set to exceed $65 billion (€59.8bn) by 2025, compared to just $100 million during its first year of commercial services in 2020. This figure would represent approximately 7 per cent of all operator-billed service revenues. Juniper notes that while the […]

August 5, 2015

Mobile LTE in LatAm to hit 188m by 2018

LTE connections in Latin America reached 11.76 million in 2014, according to a report published by Dataxis. This figure will grow 1500 per cent by 2018, reaching 187.8 million connections. Data includes combined LTE connections in the region’s seven largest markets: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. Colombia, Brazil and Mexico were pioneers […]

August 4, 2015