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Zenith: 27% of media consumption on mobile

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…

Study: Changed viewing habits ‘waste energy’

Study: Changed viewing habits ‘waste energy’

A study from university researchers looks behind closed doors to reveal how UK viewing habits are shifting away from traditional broadcasting with more data-intensive streaming options now the default for…

Report: Interoperability key when purchasing smart devices

A Parks Associates report finds that smart home solutions will increasingly rely on voice control, video and data analytics, sound recognition, and AI to simplify the user experience. Technology Convergence…

IHS: Media & services increasingly important to Apple

IHS Markit has offered its insight following Apple’s unveiling of its new streaming TV and news service from Apple Apple’s commitment to content across all media forms, as well as…

MEPs back copyright overhaul

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the new Copyright Directive designed to bring tangible benefits to citizens, all creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators, and cultural heritage institutions.…

EC accepts studios’ cross-border pay-TV pledges

EC accepts studios’ cross-border pay-TV pledges

The European Commission has made commitments offered by Disney, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and Sky legally binding under EU antitrust rules. These commitments address the Commission’s concerns regarding certain…

Vodafone: ‘We’re screwing this up’

Vodafone: ‘We’re screwing this up’

Nick Read, CEO of Vodafone, told MWC in Barcelona that European MNOs are in danger of wasting the digital media opportunity. He said: “Our reputation with consumers is just ahead…

Windstream, MOBITV launch Kinetic TV

Windstream, MOBITV launch Kinetic TV

Advanced network communications and technology solutions provider Windstream and app-based TV video delivery solutions specialist MOBITV are to launch an app-based television service, Kinetic TV, which will enable Windstream’s residential…

Médiamétrie: France embracing content across 4 screens

“In 2018 more than ever, multiscreen consumption –TV, computer, smartphone and tablet – has played a part in the growth of the medium and the television experience. Every day, these…

Conviva: 165% streaming spike globally

Conviva, the real-time measurement and intelligence platform for streaming TV, has released its Annual State of the Streaming TV Industry report. The report sheds new light on market dynamics and…

40% of French homes use four-screens

Research from Mediamétrie finds that 40 per cent of French households are four-screen equipped (TV, smartphone, computer and tablet). This accounts for 44 million viewers. Last year, 4.5 million viewers…

Sinclair launches STIRR AVoD

Sinclair launches STIRR AVoD

US television broadcasting company Sinclair Broadcast Group is to launch STIRR, a free, ad-supported streaming service that will include access to some of the most popular national news, sports, entertainment…

Entertainment trade body urges HMV survival

Entertainment trade body urges HMV survival

Industry trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has responded to the news that UK entertainment retailer HMV has entered administration for the second time in six years,…

Forecast: US consumer tech sector nears $400bn

Forecast: US consumer tech sector nears $400bn

Artificial intelligence (AI) and fast connectivity – critical ingredients for the next era of category leaders such as smartphones, smart home devices and smart speakers – will drive the US…

UK study: Screen time ‘not harmful to children’

There is little evidence screen use for children is harmful in itself, according to guidance from leading paediatricians and published by the BBC. Parents should worry less as long as…

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