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Research: UK broadband speeds on the rise

UK comms regulator Ofcom has published its latest research into the performance of home broadband services in the UK, obtained by measuring the performance delivered to customers’ routers, and data provided to by the UK’s four largest broadband providers. Download speeds on the rise Ofcom’s research shows that average download speeds for home broadband have […]

September 14, 2023By Colin Mann

Survey: UK still spending on digital home products

Less than one-in-seven UK digital households (12 per cent) have reduced or plan to reduce their spending on home broadband, mobile connectivity or streaming according to a EY Decoding the digital home study – which surveyed more than 2,500 UK consumers on their attitudes toward technology, media and telecoms experienced in the home. Almost half […]

September 14, 2023

Research: UK video content spend resilient

Research from entertainment technologist TiVo for IBC 2023 reveals that almost half of all UK consumers have not reduced their video spending as a result of increases in the cost of living. On average, UK consumers subscribe to six paid video content sources, with an average monthly bill of £78.06 (€90.71). However, while having access […]

September 14, 2023

Research: 42% don’t know Disney films are inspired by real places

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, The Walt Disney Company has opened its vaults to reveal a list of 30 locations across Europe, Middle East and Africa that have inspired its movies, parks and fan’s hearts over the last century. From Big Ben in London to the colourful province of Cinque Terre in Italy, the list of […]

September 14, 2023

Survey: SVoD gains on Live as TV default source

Live TV continues to be the most common default source for TV viewers, but its once commanding lead over SVoDs has shrunk drastically over the past five years, according to Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Decoding The Default survey. Smart TV apps have also made strong gains, and are now at parity with set-top boxes as […]

September 13, 2023

Report: UK TV sector revenues £3.9bn in 2022

The 2023 Pact Census reveals that UK TV sector revenues reached their highest ever levels in 2022, driven largely by the growth of international revenues and a significant increase in streaming commissions. Total sector revenues returned to growth levels seen before the pandemic, increasing by 21.3 per cent on 2021 to reach a record £3.94 […]

September 13, 2023

Report: Bilingual US Hispanics more likely to pay for SVoD

App Science, wholly owned by Sabio Holdings, a provider of Connected TV/OTT advertising platforms validated by performance, has released audience insights comparing bilingual and Spanish-only US Hispanic streaming audiences. The findings in the report provide analysis into how bilingual (English and Spanish) and Spanish-only speaking Hispanics may differ from each other. It highlights the unique […]

September 13, 2023

Research: S Africa adopting Western digital behaviours

Findings from telecoms technical customer support specialist Subtonomy provide key insights into the online habits and customer support expectations of South Africans, suggesting that they are adopting similar behaviours to those seen in mature Western European markets. The global wave of increased digitalisation hasn’t bypassed Southern Africa. As Internet access has grown, and smartphone penetration […]

September 13, 2023By Colin Mann

One Piece remains at Netflix #1

One Piece remained #1 on Netflix’s English TV list with 19.3 million views as the most viewed title in the week commencing September 4th. The live-action adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s best-selling manga now has 37.8 million views in less than two weeks since its release. Netflix viewers cozied up to the return of Virgin River […]

September 13, 2023

Report: Wi-Fi 7 to play fundamental role in daily lives

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has released Get Ready for Wi-Fi 7: Applying New Capabilities to the Key Use Cases, a report that explores how this new technology will transform how people worldwide live, work and play. Based on the IEEE 802.11be (Extreme High Throughput) standard, Wi-Fi 7 has a wide variety of advanced capabilities […]

September 12, 2023