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Research: US Smart TV ownership rising

The holiday season was good for many of America’s living rooms, with Smart TV ownership increasing in Q1 2024 to nearly eight in 10 households as consumers replace old TVs and embrace streaming video. Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Connected Home study reveals how consumers are still investing in home entertainment technology that improves their home […]

April 11, 2024

Research: Consumers embrace AI in smartphone market

Smartphone brands such as Samsung and Google that successfully market ‘halo’ artificial intelligence (AI) features in their devices can influence consumer behaviour. This is according to the latest Worldpanel ComTech study from Kantar, the marketing data and analytics company, which began tracking AI as a driver for smartphone purchasing across its global markets in February […]

April 4, 2024

Research: Telecom capex declined in 2023

According to findings from research firm Dell’Oro Group, telecom operators are now scaling back their investments in 5G. Preliminary data show that worldwide telecom capex, the sum of wireless and wireline/other telecom carrier investments, declined for the full year 2023 in nominal USD terms, recording the first contraction since 2017. This deceleration in the broader […]

April 3, 2024

Study: AI, Intelligent Devices to fuel economic growth

A White Paper from ARK Invest examines the economic impact of converging technologies and explores how five converging platforms are likely to define this technological era. The study goes back a few hundred years from the introduction of the steam engine, then the railroads, telegraph, photography and the bicycle as key enables for economic growth. […]

March 26, 2024By Chris Forrester

Report: Lack of Full Fibre awareness

A resident engagement initiative undertaken by Complete Technology Group (CTG), Orbit Housing Association and Lightning Fibre has confirmed a lack of consumer knowledge and understanding of Full Fibre. The ‘Connecting Customers’ initiative drives digital inclusion and aids the rollout of Full Fibre broadband ahead of the forthcoming copper switch-off, particularly among those in housing schemes. […]

March 21, 2024

Report: 5G, AI impacting broadcast production

Video networking solutions provider Haivision has released the results of its fifth annual Broadcast Transformation Report which reveals the industry’s top technology priorities and trends in live video contribution, IP and cloud adoption, 5G, and artificial intelligence. Key findings include: SRT continues to be the most widely adopted transport protocol: 68 per cent of respondents use […]

March 20, 2024

Report: Broadband equipment spend down 9%

According to a report from telco market information source Dell’Oro Group, total global revenue for the Broadband Access equipment market decreased to $17.5 billion (€16.1bn) in 2023, down 9 per cent year-over-year (Y/Y). Spending on Cable equipment dropped 3 per cent overall, though spending on Remote PHY Devices (RPDs) jumped 21 per cent, following a […]

March 14, 2024

Report: Greater investment needed to realise ‘gigacities’

The key criteria required for an urban area to be described as a ‘gigacity’ have been set out in a report released by the World Broadband Association. The whitepaper also provides a set of recommendations for government and regulators to encourage greater fibre deployment. The creation of gigacities, defined as where the vast majority have […]

March 6, 2024

Research: China drives growth in premium TVs

Research from Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) says that 2023 saw overall TV shipments fall by 3 per cent. They add that it is Chinese consumers who are driving growth in premium models. DSCC, working with Counterpoint Research’s Global TV Shipment Tracker, says that 223 million units were shipped last year (down 3 per cent). […]

February 29, 2024By Chris Forrester

Survey: Businesses favour gradual adoption of GenAI

The latest EY Reimagining Industry Futures Study confirms generative AI’s (GenAI) status as a breakthrough technology, with 43 per cent of the 1,405 enterprises surveyed investing in it. Overall, GenAI ranks third among the nine emerging technologies tracked in the study, with ‘Automation and AI’ ranking first. Of those currently investing in GenAI, 80 per […]

February 23, 2024