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Ampere: Paramount+ best-value US SVoD

Priced at $6 (€5.70) but with a content value of over $8.50 a month, Paramount+ is the best value streaming service in the US, according to the latest Popularity and Critical Rating data from Ampere Analysis. Disney+ is a close second with a content offer able to justify its recent $3 per month price increase […]

December 9, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: US OTA antenna adoption grows among young

Findings from Horowitz Research’s latest State of OTA 2022 report, which tracks the evolving market for over-the-air (OTA) antennas, wireless 5G home Internet services, and other disruptive technologies, reveal some notable changes in digital antenna penetration in 2022. The study looks at the role digital antennas play in keeping consumers connected to live, linear broadcast […]

December 9, 2022

Analysis: Local Originals mean smaller Netflix ad-tier discount

Commissioning data from November 2022 analysed by Ampere Analysis showed that there was a negative correlation between the volume of upcoming Netflix Originals, and the level of discount Netflix is offering for subscription to its new ad-funded tier in non-English speaking markets. According to Senior Analyst Olivia Deane, throughout 2022 Netflix made increasing efforts in […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: UK, Germany lagging in European fibre rollout

Fibre is increasingly taking root in the five largest European markets. Since the first quarter of 2021, 1.8 million broadband FTTx subscriptions have been taken on average each quarter to reach more than 37 million subscriptions across 146 million households at Q2 2022 in those five countries, reports Dataxis. The technology has disrupted the broadband […]

December 8, 2022

Report: US FWA up 70% during 2022

Based on insights from more than two million T‑Mobile broadband customers, US telco T-Mobile’s 2022 State of Fixed Wireless report suggests that over the last couple of years, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) has massively disrupted the traditional Internet industry. In the third quarter of 2022, T-Mobile welcomed its two millionth Internet customer, doubling its total […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Research: 22% to cut back on streaming subscriptions

Research from GWI reveals consumer opinions towards streaming services, and uncovers that – with the cost of living crisis hitting pockets – 22 per cent of consumers say that want to cut back on the number of streaming services they subscribe to. Additionally, 50 per cent of UK users would be willing to unsubscribe from […]

December 8, 2022

Research: Nordic streaming subs positive to ad tiers

There are currently around 17 million SVoD subscriptions on the Nordic market, distributed over slightly more than seven million households, according to Mediavision. If today’s customers were to decide, a little more four million of those subscriptions would be converted into cheaper subscriptions with advertisements. This is concluded in Mediavision’s recent analysis of the Nordic […]

December 8, 2022

Report: Glasgow has UK’s biggest broadband gap

Glasgow is the UK’s most unequal city for broadband connections – with its fastest area 866 times the speed of its slowest, according to analysis of 16,500 consumer speed tests by Uswitch, the comparison and switching service. The highest average download speed measured in Glasgow was 840.4Mbps, logged in the Milton district. Yet just four […]

December 8, 2022

Study: 5G-Advanced to boost wireless networks

Trade body 5G Americas has published a study, Becoming 5G-Advanced: the 3GPP 2025 Roadmap, which explores major enhancements in Artificial Intelligence, extended reality and beyond in 3GPP Release 18. “The work done by 3GPP in Release 17 improved 5G New Radio (NR) by adding support for new services, reduced-capability user equipment, non-terrestrial networks, frequency bands […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: Broadband equipment spend at record levels in Q3

According to a report from Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, security, networks, and data centre industries, total global revenue for the Broadband Access equipment market increased to $4.7 billion (€4.4bn) in Q3 2022, up 17 per cent year-oon-year. Spending on PON equipment continues to fuel the overall market, with revenue […]

December 8, 2022