Advanced Television


Data: US continues to cut satellite/cable viewing

Inscape, a provider of currency-grade smart TV data, has released data that provides insight into the full extent to which TV viewers are abandoning traditional formats such as cable and satellite for streaming platforms. According to Inscape’s Q2 2023 TV Market Trends report, about 5 per cent of US cable/satellite households have outright quit viewing […]

October 19, 2023

FCC demands cablecos compensate black-outs

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing to make US cable and satellite operators inform the agency if a channel has gone dark for an extended period due to a retransmission dispute, and to refund subscribers for those extended blackouts. Chair Jessica Rosenworcel has circulated notices of proposed rulemakings (NPRMs) to that effect to fellow […]

October 12, 2023

Chopin selects Teleste for network upgrade

Teleste will deliver its Distributed Access (DA) technology to Chopin Cable Television, a cable TV operator providing telecommunications services in Pomeranian voivodeship, Poland. With the technology, Chopin upgrades its cable network infrastructure and provides faster broadband connections over their network. The objective is seamlessly supported by Teleste’s DAN3 Remote PHY node. During technology transitions, the […]

October 9, 2023

KBRO future-proofs broadband network with Harmonic

Harmonic has announced that KBRO, a multiple-system operator in Taiwan, has selected Harmonic’s CableOS Broadband Platform to future-proof its broadband network. The CableOS Platform will enable KBRO to converge its fiber and DOCSIS network to sustainably meet the demand for reliable, ultrahigh-speed broadband experiences. “The virtualised CableOS Platform unifies the core to simplify the delivery […]

September 20, 2023

STL opens next-gen Lugoff OFC facility

STL, an optical and digital solutions company, has formally announced the launch of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Lugoff, South Carolina – The Palmetto Plant. Named after the state tree of South Carolina, this facility, also designated as STL’s North American Headquarters, symbolizes STL’s commitment to the US market. The Palmetto Plant was inaugurated by […]

September 17, 2023

Research: FAST viewing up 70% YoY in US

Inscape, provider of ACR data from millions of VIZIO smart TVs, has revealed that the consumer shift in streaming is here to stay and the media industry should expect this trend to continue to accelerate. A rise in availability and consumer usage of streaming apps and free ad-supported TV (FAST) services has made streaming the […]

September 7, 2023

AdImpact, Inscape partnership

Ad intelligence Software-as-a-Service company AdImpact has agreed a multi-year deal with Inscape, a provider of currency-grade ACR data and the technology division of Vizio Holding Corp. The agreement will combine AdImpact’s advertising intelligence capabilities and proprietary ad catalogue with Inscape’s industry leading ACR data and nationally representative panel (NRP), empowering AdImpact to provide a comprehensive […]

August 10, 2023

Jersey tops broadband speed league 2023

The five countries or territories with the fastest internet in the world are the channel island of Jersey (264.52Mbps), Liechtenstein (246.76Mbps), Macau (231.40Mbps), Iceland (229.35Mbps) and Gibraltar (206.27Mbps), according to the Worldwide broadband speed league 2023 from Four of the five are within Western Europe, with Macau being the obvious exception. All are either […]

August 1, 2023

Cablenet, Plume: Partnership in intelligent connectivity

Following last year’s cooperation announcement between Cablenet and Plume, the partners in intelligent connectivity meet again in Nicosia to review their market success and discuss their expansion plans. A device can only be as smart as the network it is connected to. In an era when consumers rely on multiple devices connecting to and interacting […]

June 9, 2023

Report: US cable boosted by upswing in news viewing

According to Nielsen’s April 2023 report of The Gauge, the media measurement company’s monthly snapshot of total broadcast, cable and streaming consumption that occurs through US television, cable was the only category to record an increase in share this month (+0.4 pts), boosted by an upswing in cable news viewing. This gain for cable also represents […]

May 17, 2023