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Smartphones make mobile video boom

Mobile video consumption is a rapidly developing market. Although many mobile video products have only recently launched, providers are experiencing significant growth in usage rates. According to In-Stat survey results,…

Mobile connected devices bolster CE industry

CEA expects the surging sales of mobile connected devices to be significant enough to push the overall industry higher than previously projected: – Tablet computers are projected to grow 157…

Digital FTA overtakes pay TV audience share in Oz

Digital free-to-air (FTA) channels have overtaken pay TV in Australian metropolitan audience share, with the June figures showing FTA digital’s 20.25 per cent to pay’s 15.42 per cent. Digital FTA…

Triple-play subscriptions to quadruple

More than a quarter of the world’s TV households will subscribe to triple-play services of TV, broadband and telephony by 2016, according to Digital TV Research (DTVR). The Triple-Play Forecasts…

Canadian cable and satellite profits climb

Canadian cable and satellite profits climb

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has released statistical and financial information on Canadian broadcasting distribution companies. For the year ending on August 31st 2010, this sector of the…

Asia-Pacific STB growth

The Asia-Pacific region will lead STB growth for the next five years, with shipments approaching 50 per cent of the STBs sold worldwide in 2013-2015 before falling off slightly. Established…

TV Everywhere demand up in Western Europe

Receiving live TV on a mobile phone, tablet, or computer is a popular feature throughout Western Europe, with 30 per cent of broadband households highly interested in these TV Everywhere…

Media and Entertainment industry ‘ill-prepared’ for digital realities

Findings from a survey conducted by renowned consulting firm Accenture suggest that an ‘overwhelming’ majority (91 per cent) of senior executives of media and entertainment companies admit that they are…

US: 3.5m 3D Blu-rays sold in 12 months

US: 3.5m 3D Blu-rays sold in 12 months

US consumers purchased an estimated 1.75 million 3D Blu-ray discs at retail during the format’s first 12 months on the market, and brought home another 1.7 million units as part…

Ukraine IPTV to reach 104,000 subs by 2016

IPTV in the Ukraine is expected to provide a CAGR of 42 per cent between 2011-2016, reaching 104,000 subscribers, or 2 per cent of all pay-TV subscribers, according to a…