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Italy: Smart TVs overtake traditional TV sets

Smart TVs have overtaken traditional TV sets in Italy, according to a report by research institute Censis and audience rating company Auditel. There is currently a total of 21 million smart TVs in Italian homes (+4.4 per cent year-on-year), compared to 20.5 million traditional TV sets. However, if traditional TVs with devices that connect them […]

November 15, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Report: 5G yet to achieve full potential

The features and functionality of 5G-Advanced means the technology is primed for enterprise – but only if mobile operators can consider its applications and turn use cases into practical solutions. This is according to a report commissioned by InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, and written by market research firm ABI […]

November 15, 2023

Forecast: Rollable TV market set for growth

Rollable TVs, first introduced by LG, are not quite mainstream but forecasts from market research company The Brainy Insights suggests the market will grow to surpass $4.75 billion (€4.4bn) by 2032 at a CAGR of more than 36 per cent. “Due to the fact that the manufacturing process for rollable TVs is not entirely automated, […]

October 24, 2023By Chris Forrester

Research: Malware, phishing attacks on the rise

To mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Plume has shared insights into recent cyber threat activity as part of its ongoing Plume IQ data intelligence reporting. Plume IQ data showed that from the second half of 2021 to the first half of 2023, malware attacks increased by 35 per cent in Japan, and 80 per cent in […]

October 19, 2023

Report: Consistent Wi-Fi QoE critical to broadband success

Airties, a specialist in managed Wi-Fi solutions for broadband service providers, has released a newly commissioned whitepaper from Omdia titled Ensuring Consistent Home Wi-Fi QoE is Critical to Broadband Success. The paper, written by Michael Philpott, Omdia Research Director, Service Provider–Consumer, highlights the global acceleration of ultra-high-speed Internet, the growing need for operators to focus […]

October 19, 2023

Forecast: Smart home product revenue at $12.6bn in 2027

Parks Associates’ research study, Interoperability & Generative AI: Next Generation Smart Home UI, forecasts the annual revenues from core smart home product categories will be $12.6 billion (€11.9bn) in 2027. The report highlights the current state of the smart home market and analyses current efforts, including Matter and generative AI, designed to enable a unified […]

October 18, 2023

Report: Full fibre to 91% of the UK by 2026

If all network deployments are realised as planned, the number of UK properties with full-fibre broadband will increase from 15.4 million in May 2023 to 27 million in May 2026, according to regulator Ofcom’s latest Connected Nations report. Promoting the rollout of high-speed networks is a top priority for Ofcom, who says its regulation promotes […]

October 17, 2023By Colin Mann

Study: 43% of countries left behind in e-infrastructure

With global internet user growth beginning to stagnate, 52 out of 121 countries worldwide have poor electronic infrastructure according to Surfshark’s analysis. Countries with low e-infrastructure also tend to have very low wealth. Their average GDP per capita (€4.1k) is almost 8 times lower than in countries with good e-infrastructure (€31.1k). Other key findings include: […]

October 4, 2023

Data: Premium TV shipments show modest recovery

According to data from research firm Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC), global premium TV shipments in Q2 marked a slight rebound, with a 4 per cent increase compared to the same period in the previous year, tallying up to 4.7 million units. This rise is predominantly attributed to the surge in sales of Chinese TV […]

September 21, 2023By Chris Forrester

Research: Streaming heightens demand for connected devices

Currently, 70 per cent of the Nordic households have a paid streaming service. This has spurred the demand for internet connected TVs. As many as 75 per cent of the households in the region have at least one TV set with internet connection, according to research from Mediavision. This can be either through external devices […]

September 18, 2023