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Research: 33x mobile traffic growth predicted

The UMTS Forum has predicted that voice and data traffic on mobile networks will grow more than 30-fold during the decade ahead. In a new report – Mobile traffic forecasts…

DTH to overtake cable by 2015 in Western Europe

Western Europe posted over 182 million TV households at end-2010, 40 per cent of which are watching TV via terrestrial platforms, 27 per cent via cable and about 26 per…

MSO ‘will replace STB with connected devices’

In a filing with the FCC, Ron Wheeler, SVP of Content Protection for Fox Group stated that “in the course of renegotiating a contract with one of Fox’s multichannel video…

Ofcom: 4G 200% better than 3G

Ofcom research reveals that the next generation of mobile technology will deliver more than 200 per cent of the capacity of existing 3G technologies, using the same amount of spectrum…

Consumers take to the cloud

The ability to stay constantly connected to the Internet is making consumers increasingly dependent on the cloud for their daily needs, Ericsson ConsumerLab research has found. And while the smartphone…

MPA: Asia pay TV must invest to profit

Economic growth and multi-platform competition will fuel the consumption of pay-TV and broadband in Asia Pacific. But, says Media Partners Asia (MPA), this growth depends on investment in content, distribution…

Facebook, Twitter are TV’s new power brokers

Digital media research company Futurescape has revealed how Facebook and Twitter are now considered power brokers for the global television industry.  They say their ability to create new business opportunities…

Pace takes Moto STB crown

Pace in 2010 became the world’s No. 1 seller of set-top boxes in terms of unit shipments on an annual basis, surpassing Motorola, new IHS Screen Digest research indicates. Pace’s…

Research: Video primes global data traffic

In 2011, the world’s annual data traffic volume will total almost 8,000 petabytes, according to ABI Research. That will grow at a CAGR of 50 per cent over the following…

Satellite operators benchmarked

The operational performance and commercial practices of the top four satellite operators, Telesat, SES, Intelsat and Eutelsat, have been evaluated by teleport operators in a new research study undertaken by…

Apple unseats Google as top brand

Apple has toppled Google in 2010 to become the world’s most powerful brand, according to the WPP-owned research company Millward Brown. It  puts Apple at number one in its annual…

3D drives EU box office

3D drives EU box office

The European Audiovisual Observatory estimates that 2010 gross box office takings in the European Union increased by 5 per cent year-on-year to around €6.45 billion, the highest level on record.…

Internet VoD will grow in M. East

According to Value Partners, a managing consultancy firm in the Middle East specialising in media and telco trends, the continued growth in video on demand (VoD) in the Middle East…

3D TV shipments up 500% in 2011

3D TV shipments up 500% in 2011

Worldwide shipments of 3D TVs will jump by 463 per cent to reach 23.4 million units in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli research.  The 3D TV projections in 2011 represent…

3D TV STUDY: Active v Passive glasses

3D TV STUDY: Active v Passive glasses

TCO Development has released the results of a study to compare the visual experience of active shutter eye-glasses or passive FPR (film pattern retarder) eye-glasses technology for viewing 3DTV. The…