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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…

deo PMPs will outsell audio models by 2009

Driven by increased broadband penetration, declining prices, and a growing catalogue of online audio and video content, the market for MP3 players and portable media players (PMPs) will remain strong…

STB supply market up

The worldwide market for digital set-top boxes (STBs) experienced continued strong growth in 2006, with smaller Asian manufacturers advancing up the market share ladder, says IMS Research. Traditional STB stalwarts…

DVRs in 20% of homes

DVRs in 20% of homes New consumer research from Leichtman Group found that over one in every five households in the United States now has a DVR up from about…

P2P worth $28bn over five years

The worldwide market for peer-to-peer and file-sharing services is expected to generate nearly $28 billion (E20bn) in revenue for carriers and ISPs over the next five years. An ever increasing…

Ofcom: Internet up, TV down

Ofcom has revealed the findings of its latest survey on viewer habits. Its annual Communications Market Report reveals new trends in the UK's £50 billion (E72.4bn) electronic communications sector. Consumers…