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Wi-Fi 6 chipset shipments to break 1bn unit barrier by 2022

Wi-Fi 6 chipsets are forecasted to break the 1 billion annual shipments barrier by 2022 just three years after the first commercial deployments expected for 2019, according to ABI Research.…

US online video sector developing faster than EU

US Internet users are more likely to watch online video on a smart TV or smartphone than their European counterparts. They are less likely to view online video via computer,…

Study: Thai pay-TV faces ISD piracy threat

Study: Thai pay-TV faces ISD piracy threat

A recent study of the content viewing behaviour of Thai consumers, commissioned by the Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), and conducted by YouGov, has revealed that…

Research: Smart TVs favoured smart speaker controller

Research: Smart TVs favoured smart speaker controller

Research from Parks Associates finds 24 per cent of UK broadband households that own a smart speaker with personal assistant would like to control their smart TV via this device,…

Global smartphone shipments down 8%

According to research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 8 per cent annually to reach 360 million units in Q3 2018. Samsung maintained first position with 20 per cent…

DAB digital radio sales reach 71m worldwide

WorldDAB’s latest market report reveals that, by the end of Q2 2018, over 71 million consumer and automotive DAB/DAB+ receivers had been sold in Europe and Asia Pacific – up from 58…

Retail report: Small TVs ‘left behind’, DVDs dying

According to retail group John Lewis & Partners, 2018 marked the year that small TVs fell out of favour with UK consumer. Analysis of extensive internal data gives an insight…

Amazon Echo has 23% share of smart speakers

Amazon Echo has 23% share of smart speakers

According to a consumer survey from Strategy Analytics, the most popular smart speaker model in the US is the Amazon Echo, which accounts for 23 per cent of all smart…

Study: Growing US interest in next-gen TV

Study: Growing US interest in next-gen TV

In an update to a 2017 national research study, consumers continue to show exceptionally strong interest in the US Next-Gen Television service (also known as ATSC 3.0) that will offer…

IHS: 2m 8K TV shipments by 2020

IHS: 2m 8K TV shipments by 2020

After declining unit-shipment volumes in 2017, global TV shipments are forecast to grow 3.6 per cent year over year in 2018, with additional 1.4 per cent growth in 2019, according…