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Only 22% think 3D improves cinema experience

Only 22% think 3D improves cinema experience

Only around one in five British cinemagoers feels 3D improves the cinema experience, a YouGov poll has found, while almost half felt it either made no difference to the experience,…

Blu-ray: 105m units ship in 2015

Blu-ray: 105m units ship in 2015

In-Stat research forecasts that the number of Blu-ray player units shipped will reach 105 million in 2015.  “DVD players and recorder shipments will decline over the next five years for…

Latino subs grew 1.6m in Q2

Latin America continues to pile on the pay-TV subscribers. Growth in the period to the end of end of June stood at some 1.62 million (up 3.8 per cent) when…

High demand for xDSL testing

The spike in demand for IPTV and broadband-based video service is a major factor spearheading growth in the world xDSL test equipment market. High bandwidth requirements for IPTV and customers’…

RGU growth, cable widens gap on telcos

In the battle between the telcos and cable TV industries, cable service providers are pulling ahead of telecoms service providers. According to data from TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Pay-TV research service, in…

RESEARCH: Everyone likes TV Everywhere

Parks Associates has released findings from a new multi-country consumer study showing 15-30 per cent of broadband households in North America and Western Europe are interested in a TV Everywhere…

40% of Cord Cutters would pay more for à la carte

Collectively, US pay-TV providers lost 400,000 subscribers in the second quarter – their single worst period in over three years, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. Cable TV…

21m IP STBs in 2011

According to research firm In-Stat, as a whole, the set-top box market can be categorised as a mature one. That is to say, it has reached a state of equilibrium…

Cisco: ‘Internet fundamental human resource’

Demonstrating the increasing role of the network in people’s lives, an international workforce study commissioned by Cisco has revealed that one in three college students and young professionals considers the…

Sky Go hits 1m downloads

Sky Go hits 1m downloads

Barely two months after its early July launch, the Sky Go service has recorded its one-millionth download. Writing in BSkyB’s ‘Sky Views’ company blog, Holly Knill, Head of Sky Player…