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76% of online users will watch TV by 2015

eMarketer estimates that in 2011, 68.2 per cent of US Internet users, or 158.1 million people, will be watching video content online each month. By 2015, that figure will increase…

Apple launches App store subscriptions

Apple has confirmed a new subscription service available to all publishers of content-based apps on the App Store, including magazines, newspapers, video, music, etc. This is the same innovative digital…

DivX, Freescale expand collaboration

Digital video media technologist DivX has expanded its collaboration with embedded processing solutions specialist Freescale Semiconductor to adopt DivX HD technology across multiple platforms and support DivX TV on its…

BBC: iPlayer’s future is mobile

Over 162 million requests were made for iPlayer programmes last month, a 12 per cent increase on December and a 35 per cent jump on January 2010. Just over 100…

Networks want to charge mobile content providers

Mobile phone operators are stepping up their campaign to charge Internet content providers for data traffic on their networks. Franco Bernabè, chairman of the GSMA, the mobile operators’ representative body,…

Industry majors aim to Deliver ‘High Quality Mobile Experience’ to consumers

The HQME Steering Committee, a newly-formed group of mobile and content industry leaders that includes SanDisk Corporation, SoftBank Mobile, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Orange, has announced a proposed industry standard…

Multi-screen ‘a turn on’ for consumers

QuickPlay Media, the provider of solutions for the distribution of premium video to portable wireless devices, has revealed the results of an independent Market Tools survey focused on mobile TV…

Cisco video solutions on the MOVE

Networking giant Cisco has used the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to unveil Cisco MOVE, a strategic framework that comprises new solutions aimed at enabling service providers to better…

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon for Android Netflix

Qualcomm has revealed that future Android devices powered by the Snapdragon platform will have access to instant streaming of TV shows and movies from Netflix. Snapdragon processors are designed to…

NXP introduces LifeVibes QuickPlayer 3.0

At Mobile World Congress, NXP Software will introduce its LifeVibes QuickPlayer 3.0. This new software, developed for Android devices, simplifies downloading of premium video content encrypted with Microsoft’s PlayReady content…