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Romania hits pay-TV saturation

Romania now has more than 80 per cent of its homes subscribing to pay-TV, representing some 5.8 millon subs. Yet there’s still massive competition in the marketplace helped by a…

Italy ends 2010 with over 40m active digital TV boxes

Italy ends 2010 with over 40m active digital TV boxes

At the end of 2010, Italy has over 40 million active digital TV boxes and a total of 30 TV channels available in HD, according to data published by HD…

Motorola: Viewers moving away from scheduled TV content

British viewers are moving from traditional video consumption habits to a more varied video content ‘diet’, according to the UK-market findings from global research conducted by Motorola Mobility, a subsidiary…

Best Buy: 3D, connected TVs selling poorly

Best Buy: 3D, connected TVs selling poorly

US consumer electronics giant Best Buy’s disappointing third quarter financial numbers have seen the company put much of the blame on poor sales of 3D and Internet-enabled televisions. The CE…

US cable penetration hits 21 year low

Wired-cable penetration of American TV households hit a 21-year low as more consumers opted to receive video programming via an alternate delivery system (ADS) than ever before, according to a…

Canada: TV subs market not affected by cord-cutting

Canadian television service providers continue to add subscribers despite the growing presence of online content according to research and consulting firm Boon Dog. The firm said the traditional TV market…

YouTube continues to dominate US online video rankings

comScore, provider of digital world data, has released data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that 172 million US Internet users watched online video content in November. The total…

Research: Time spent watching TV still tops Internet

Research: Time spent watching TV still tops Internet

The average adult still spends far more time watching television than on the Internet, according to a study by eMarketer. The firm reports that in 2010 the average adult spent…

N. American carriers to reap $246bn from VoIP in 2010

Findings from market research firm Infonetics Research’s latest report on North America Residential Voice, Data, and Video Service market share and forecast has highlighted the increasing importance of video services.…

Study: Shopping behaviour unaffected by DVRs

Study: Shopping behaviour unaffected by DVRs

Watching a television show from a digital video recorder (DVR) gives viewers a chance to skip commercials, but new research suggests that owning a DVR does not influence the demand…