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Survey: TV most popular medium for live viewing

In a global survey of consumers of OTT and live services, conducted on behalf of Nevion, almost three-quarters (70 per cent) of respondents said they still watched the majority of…

Survey: Streaming primary way to watch TV for 30% of UK

Survey: Streaming primary way to watch TV for 30% of UK

Nearly a third (30 per cent) of UK households state that streaming via the internet is the primary way that TV programmes and films are viewed at home, according to…

Research: IPTV drives Asia pay-TV growth

The Asia Pacific pay-TV sector is vibrant, with both subscribers (up by 68 million) and revenues (up by $2.35 billion) forecast to rise over the next five years. However, these…

Digital video game revenue to surpass packaged in 2019

Digital video game revenue to surpass packaged in 2019

DFC Intelligence has released its latest global video game console market forecast. One of the biggest issues is the growing digital delivery of software on console systems. DFC Intelligence forecasts…

Research: 52% US homes watch OTT on Connected TV

Research: 52% US homes watch OTT on Connected TV

Parks Associates research finds OTT video services have transitioned back into the home’s living room, with a majority (52 per cent) of US broadband households now watching online video on…

Report: Global fixed broadband subs at 1.2bn by 2025

The markets and technologies which will drive continued rapid broadband growth over the next decade have been revealed by Broadband Forum and Point Topic in a report which predicts there…

Vodafone Spain tops broadband complaints

Vodafone has been named the most-complained about broadband company in Spain, just weeks after topping the same chart in the UK. The company took half of all (48.3 per cent)…

Research: US cord-cutting nearly doubles in 2018  

Research: US cord-cutting nearly doubles in 2018   

Findings from Leichtman Research Group indicate that the largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 95 per cent of the market – lost about 2,875,000 net video subscribers…

IHS: Over half of Q4 TV shipments were UHD

IHS: Over half of Q4 TV shipments were UHD

The global TV market grew 2.9 per cent in 2018, reaching 221 million units, due to a sales surge in the first half of the year as many consumers upgraded…

Research: 39m Americans switched SPs in 2018

According to research by broadband Internet services consumer champion BroadbandNow, some 39 million US adults added or switched home Internet, TV or phone service in 2018. The research, BroadbandNow 2019…

Uganda reports 2.1m pay-TV subs

Uganda reports 2.1m pay-TV subs

According to Uganda’s telecoms regulator (the Uganda Communications Commission) the country now has 2.1 million subscribers to pay-TV, and up from 1.4 million in a year. The Commission puts the…

Report: Netflix earns 50%+ of streaming revenues in Europe

Report: Netflix earns 50%+ of streaming revenues in Europe

Over the past few years, online video services in Europe have experienced rapid growth, particularly those that follow the subscription revenue model. Global players such as Netflix, Amazon and HBO…

Report: APAC markets to see SVoD revenue & subs growth

Report: APAC markets to see SVoD revenue & subs growth

According to an analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence, total Asia-Pacific subscription online video revenues and subscribers continue to grow, primarily reflecting the success of the Chinese market. However, the…

Brexit “galactic stupidity” for UK space industry

The UK space industry is worth some €12 billion annually, and helps fund 40,000 jobs, according to a report entitled Brexit: Lost in Space,which states bluntly that these jobs are…

Italy ends 2018 with 421 national TV channels

Italy ends 2018 with 421 national TV channels

A total of 421 national TV channels were available in Italy at the end of 2018, owned by 128 media groups, according to research by Confindustria Radio Televisioni. The figure…