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More US consumers watching TV online

Close to 16 per cent of US households who use the Internet watch television broadcasts online, The Conference Board and TNS reported. The number of consumers viewing entire episodes/shows on…

Internet TV set for acceptance

In the modern-day media age, consumers are being afforded more choice and control when it comes to content. Whether it’s PVRs, User Generated Content, or TV shows online, the market…

STB manufacturers look to advanced features

As revenue from standard STB (Set-top Box) sales declines along with demand in the period 2008 to 2012, STB vendors will initially rely on firmer markets for DBS (Digital Broadcast…

IPTV subscriber numbers up

The number of people using IPTV services increased by 179 per cent in the 12 months to June 30th 2007. Over 8 million people are now connected to telco TV…

Shipments of PMPs 130m+ in 2011

Global shipments of video portable multimedia players (PMPs) will grow at an annualised rate of 30 per cent over the next five years, reaching 132 million units in 2011, according…

Sky+ viewers ‘watch less TV’

Research by Attentional into the viewing habits of Sky+ subscribers suggests owners of digital TV recorders watch less television. Attentional says people-meters used by viewing measurement panels show they actually…

IPTV reaches 8m subscribers

Statistics, prepared for the DSL Forum by industry analyst Point Topic, have shown that the number of people using IPTV services increased by 179 per cent in the 12 months…

HDTV customers satisfied by quality but not content

High definition (HD) television owners are much more satisfied with the picture quality of HD television than they are with the amount or selection of HD programming, The Nielsen Company…

Hybrid STBs 25% of market by 2012

The hybrid set-top box market is forecast by IMS Research to account for over 25 per cent of worldwide STB unit shipments in 2012, translating into nearly $2.9 billion in…

Price, not content, wins

The mantra of the comms and technology industries has long been “content is king”. Yet for consumers choosing from a wide range of bundled telecommunications packages, price and convenience are…

Olympics will set TV advertising records

The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will lift television's share of the global advertising market to record levels next year, despite the medium losing market share in North America and parts…

Mobile TV? Maybe

Results from a survey of 2,000 European consumers by market analyst firm Canalys indicate that half have no interest in watching any kind of TV on a mobile phone, even…

US VoD two hours a day by 2012

Within the next five years, Americans will be spending more than a third of their daily TV-viewing time watching on-demand programs rather than regularly scheduled shows and events, according to…

$41bn online and mobile advertising by 2011

MultiMedia Intelligence has reported that the new media opportunity of Internet advertising, Internet TV, IPTV advertising, mobile TV advertising and in-game advertising will grow to $41 billion (E29bn) worldwide by…

Mobile TV to reach 120m by 2012

Worldwide annual consumer spending on mobile broadcast TV services is expected to exceed $6.6 billion (E4.7bn) by 2012, according to a new report from Juniper Research. It predicts 120 million…