Advanced Television


Report: US cord cutters surpass pay-TV viewers

For the very first time ever, viewers who do not pay for a traditional TV service in the US will outnumber those who do.Non-pay TV viewers – the sum of cord-cutters and cord-nevers – will grow by 12.5 per cent to 144.1 million by the end of 2023, according to Insider Intelligence. Traditional pay-TV viewers […]

November 30, 2023

Forecast: 5G subs to top 5.3bn in 2029

Ericsson estimates that almost one-in-five of all global mobile subscriptions will be 5G subscriptions by the end of 2023, as the growth proves resilient despite continued economic challenges and geopolitical unrest in some markets. The statistic is featured in the November 2023 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, which estimates that there will be 610 […]

November 30, 2023

Data: Global Internet access grows 3% in 2023

At the end of last year 64 per cent of the world’s population, 5.4 billion people, had access to the Internet according to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). That number has grown to 67 per cent this in 2023. But the ITU also says there are huge regional disparities in addition to the obvious differences […]

November 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Research: BBC programme-making should be riskier

The BBC should take more risks when producing new programmes if it is to reconnect with viewers and listeners on lower incomes, according to new audience research from UK broadcast regulator Ofcom. In recent years, Ofcom’s research has shown that people in lower socio-economic groups – who account for almost a quarter of the UK […]

November 30, 2023By Colin Mann

Report: Wi-Fi 7 on fast track

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) reports that Wi-Fi 6, 6E and 7 top the list of wireless technologies that network operators, ISPs, device and chipset vendors, enterprises and other companies plan to deploy by the end of 2024 — ahead of CBRS, DAS and private 4G/5G. Furthermore, confidence in investment across the sector is rising […]

November 30, 2023

Prime Video reveals UK’s most streamable moments

Prime Video has revealed the UK’s most loved and must-see streamable moments in movies, TV, documentaries and reality entertainment, with Titanic topping the list of the greatest blockbusters of all time (39 per cent) and David Attenborough: Blue Planet overwhelmingly considered the most ground-breaking documentary of our time (40 per cent) – available on Prime […]

November 30, 2023

Report: German home electronics sales fall

German consumers are keeping their wallets firmly closed according to a study from HEMIX (Germany’s Home Electronics Market Index). The first 9 months of this year saw a 6.1 per cent fall in sales of a broad range of consumer electronics compared with the same period in 2022. TVs, the backbone of consumer electronics sales, […]

November 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Vevo reveals events that boosted music video views in 2023

Vevo, the music video network, has released its roundup of the top pop culture moments that drove music video viewership in 2023. “Vevo is at the centre of major pop culture moments, from what’s going viral on social media to awards shows on TV. Additionally, our vast global distribution means we are everywhere and audiences […]

November 30, 2023

Research: Global deepfake incidents surge tenfold

Sumsub, a full-cycle verification platform, has released its third annual Identity Fraud Report which provides analysis of identity fraud across industries and regions based on millions of verification checks across 28 industries and over 2,000,000 fraud cases between 2022-2023. Sumsub’s research key findings include: The top-5 identity fraud types in 2023 are: AI-powered fraud, money […]

November 30, 2023

Forecast: Women’s sports to generate $1bn+ in revenue in 2024

Deloitte predicts that women’s elite sports will generate global revenues of $1.28 billion (€1.1bn) in 2024. This is the first time that annual global revenues for women’s sport will have surpassed $1 billion. This total is at least 300 per cent higher than Deloitte’s previous valuation three years ago. Deloitte’s forecast is based on the […]

November 29, 2023