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Ofcom: For 72% smartphone most important device

Ofcom: For 72% smartphone most important device

Most people in the UK are dependent on their digital devices, and need a constant connection to the Internet, following a decade of digital transformation, according to findings from Ofcom’s…

Research: 3rd-party channels pushing Smart TV stick sales

Research: 3rd-party channels pushing Smart TV stick sales

The steady upward growth apropos to the demand for OTT media services has significantly driven the adoption of smart TV sticks, according to research firm. Fact.MR, with the demand for…

Huawei overtakes Apple in Q2 smartphone unit shipments

According to IHS Markit preliminary smartphone data, global smartphone shipments reached 344.6 million units in the second quarter of 2018 – a 1.8 percent decline year over year, and also…

Ivory Coast: 82% aware of DTT, intend buy equipment

To support the digital transition in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa, Médiamétrie and Omedia are publishing the results of the first digital Terrestrial TV barometer in Africa, covering Ivory Coast, Gabon, Mali…

41% of streaming device owners use daily

41% of streaming device owners use daily

Parks Associates has published research showing streaming media players are the most frequently used Internet-connected entertainment device, with 41 per cent of owners using their players daily or almost daily.…

Forensic watermarking boost for online piracy battle

Forensic watermarking boost for online piracy battle

The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), an industry forum solving challenges to improve the video experience, has published a technical document that provides considerations for implementing forensic watermarking as a…

Future sports broadcast tech to generate $3.4bn by 2023

A study from Juniper Research forecasts that future sports technologies, including professional sports wearables, in-game monitoring and the rapidly growing eSports channels, will see annual spend reach $3.4 billion by…

Smart TVs 70% of TV shipments in 2018

The global unit-share of smart TVs rose from 45 per cent of total TV shipments in 2015 to 64 per cent in 2017. It is expected to reach 70 per…

ABI: 4K TVs propelling flat panel TV market

ABI: 4K TVs propelling flat panel TV market

The rapid and increasing number of worldwide 4K flat panel TV shipments over the past few years is contributing to the overall growth of the global flat panel TV market.…

IHS: Smartphone displays set to wider aspect ratio

With every smartphone brand applying the 18:9 and wider aspect ratio screens to its newer models, the rate of adoption is expected to quicken in the second half of 2018.…