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Research: 3D sets sales slow

Research: 3D sets sales slow

Sales of 3D TV sets are expected to slow this year, with only 1.8 million or about 2 per cent of all US TV homes owning a 3D set by…

64% of iPhone users watching video

64% of iPhone users watching video

The ‘Living With Digital’ presentation at this year’s Futuresource Entertainment Summit revealed that as many as 64 per cent of iPhone users and 32 per cent of other smartphone users…

Pay-TV must embrace online video

ABI Research has released the first part of its “Technology Barometer: Digital Living” study which surveyed 2000 consumers in the US about consumer electronic products in their households, home networking,…

Yahoo TV on 8m connected devices

Yahoo TV on 8m connected devices

Yahoo’s connected-TV platform, which includes more than 140 applications, can now be found on more than eight million devices, the company claims. Yahoo also announced that 2012 will see several…

40% of European homes will have 3DTV by 2015

40% of European homes will have 3DTV by 2015

Demand for larger screen sizes is expected to continue to grow, as prices for televisions of 40 inches and above have now reached the level of mass market appeal. Additionally,…

Satellite TV revenues to overtake cable

According to Digital TV Research Ltd (DTVR), pay-TV revenues will climb to $173 billion in 2016, up by $49 billion on 2006 but only up by $18 billion (12 per…

Nomadic broadband video set for 154m users

By 2015, nomadic (fixed locations outside the home, such as coffee shops) broadband video users will reach 154 million nearing in-home users according to a new report, Broadband Video: On…

Bharti to trim 2000 jobs?

Indian telco and DTH giant Bharti Airtel is reportedly looking to trim more than 2000 jobs. Currently Bharti’s three core businesses (fixed line, mobile and DTH TV) are run as…

87% of US homes multi-channel video subs

New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group (LRG) finds that 87 per cent of households nationwide subscribe to some form of multi-channel video service. The percentage of households that subscribe…

China to become Asia’s top pay-TV market this year

China to become Asia’s top pay-TV market this year

SNL Kagan has found that China’s pay-TV market, which has long been the world’s largest in terms of subscribers, with 2011 revenues of $7.5 billion is set to surpass Japan…

Global pay TV to reach 1.9bn by 2016

The number of digital TV households worldwide will double between 2010 and 2016 to reach 1.189 billion, according to a report from Digital TV Research. The report estimates that penetration…

70% have watched catch up TV

UK analysts at YouGov have published a consumer survey on the UK’s TV viewing habits and attitudes.  Although ownership of Internet connected TVs is currently low, there is clearly a…

Fastest global broadband growth since 2009

With an increase of over 15.2 million subscribers in the first three months of this year, fixed broadband grew by 2.9 per cent.  This was the biggest quarterly increase in…

Panasonic will suffer 59% profit hit

Panasonic expects to see a 59 per cent drop in profits this year as a direct result of the March earthquake and tsunami. Net income, says Panasonic’s guidance, will probably…

“Germ-free” remote control on offer

It is not an April Fool story, but a true report from DirecTV in the USA. The DTH operator is offering hotels which take its new ‘Residential Experience’ service a…