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Research: 75% willing to pay for online content

Research from ecommerce platform and strategic ecommerce consulting firm Elastic Path Software has revealed that a surprisingly large portion of online video viewers (75 per cent) are willing to pay…

Research: 23.8% of Internet traffic involves copyrighted work

A study carried out by brand and trademark monitoring firm Envisional found that 23.8 per cent of global Internet traffic involves digital theft, with BitTorrent accounting for almost half (11.4…

Research: Next-gen TV closing gap on cable

Cable will retain dominance in the global multi-channel TV market over the next five years but the threat from the new generation of digital and IP services will take its…

Research: Global IPTV subs 100m+ by 2014

According to research by RNCOS, the number of global IPTV subscribers will rise to around 106 Million in 2014, expanding at a CAGR of around 24 per cent during 2011-2014.…

700,000 IPTV subs in Italy

In its first report on the state of the IPTV market in the country, the Italian IPTV Association, which brings together Telecom Italia, Fastweb and Wind, claims there are currently…

New technologies help boost TV viewing

UK commercial broadcasters’ marketing body Thinkbox has revealed that live, linear TV viewing figures in the UK for 2010 were the highest since records began. According to new figures from…

VOD in 50% US homes by 2016

The revised year-end 2016 forecast for DVR Subscriber Households now stands at 61.8 million (50 per cent of TV households), up from 37.9 million (32 per cent of TV households)…

Research: CE market boosted by connected devices in 2011

Global unit shipments of consumer electronics (CE) products will climb 2.6 per cent in 2010, partly driven by rising sales of products that play a role in the connected home…

Research: Who’s uploading to p2p networks?

A study done by the Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) identifies and characterises users who upload content on the main P2P piracy networks and defines their incentives for doing…

Hadopi: Half of French download illegally

Hadopi: Half of French download illegally

Nearly half of people in France download film and music illegally, according to a study by the anti-internet piracy body, Hadopi.  The study found that only one third of users…

W. Europe will have 750 HD stations by 2014

W. Europe will have 750 HD stations by  2014

There’s about to be some spectacular growth in the number of HDTV channels available to European viewers says Screen Digest (SD). It says HD channel growth is continuing strongly and…

Asia Pacific CE market to follow 10% CAGR during 2010-2013

The global consumer electronics industry has been registering tremendous growth for the past few years. This growth can be attributed to the revolutionary technological developments after the introduction of digital…

IPTV market reaches 8m in BRIC

Results from an IMS Research study reveals that the IPTV subscriber base in the emerging BRIC markets exceeds 8 million subscribers for 2010, with China dominating the figure. A CAGR…

1bn mobile connected devices by 2016

1bn mobile connected devices by 2016

A report from the UMTS Forum predicts the global existence of one billion Consumer Electronics (CE) devices connected to mobile broadband networks by 2016. The study argues that while the…

Resurgence signals TV advertising boom

The UK media buyer STRATA’s  quarterly survey of major advertising firms  found that for the first time since the survey began in 2008, over half of the respondents expressed an…

Online TV: Users aging, Social networking not important

SideReel, the independent online TV destination, has released results from an online video survey of 1800+ users. Conducted in December 2010, the survey identifies usage patterns in the areas of…