Advanced Television


WildEarth launches on Huawei Video

WildEarth has teamed with Huawei to launch its interactive live linear channel on the Huawei Video app. The partnership further expands WildEarth’s distribution to be included as the only wildlife and nature broadcaster on the Huawei platform worldwide. Huawei mobile users will now have the opportunity to experience a full safari immersion wherever they are […]

June 16, 2021

Forecast: iPhones 40% of smartphone market value in 2022

A report from Juniper Research forecasts that sales of iPhones will bring in over $200 billion in 2022; nearly 40 per cent of the total smartphone hardware market, despite representing less than 20 per cent of devices sold that year. The research notes that although smartphone purchase cycles are lengthening, Apple has managed to consistently […]

June 7, 2021

Research: 681m 5G handsets to ship in 2022

Despite a backdrop of the on-going effects of the pandemic and the geopolitical landscape, the impact on 5G supply chains throughout the past year has been minimal when compared to the wider smartphone market, according to global tech market advisory firm ABI Research. This has led to 5G mobile device models becoming more diverse, brought […]

June 2, 2021

ATEME support HUAWEI Cloud Live Sports Video Project in Brazil

ATEME, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced that HUAWEI Cloud, a cloud service provider, successfully implemented ATEME transcoders to support its new OTT video services deployed in the company’s cloud environment. The HUAWEI Cloud Elastic Cloud Server (ECS) is a platform for content and service […]

May 25, 2021

GSMA calls for licensing of 6 GHZ to power 5G

The global future of 5G is at risk if governments fail to align on licensing 6 GHz spectrum, according to mobile operator trade body the GSMA. The full speed and capabilities of 5G depend on the 6 GHz mid-band spectrum, it asserts. Yet governments are already diverging: China will use the entire 1200 MHz in […]

May 18, 2021By Colin Mann

BEREC calls for fast fibre networks roll-out

Increasing the speed of roll-out of fibre broadband across member states is a vital component to drive a greener, more competitive economy as Europe gears up for a post pandemic recovery, according to Michel Van Bellinghen, Chairman 2021 of BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications). Delivering a keynote speech during the online ‘A […]

May 12, 2021By Colin Mann

TAG Video Systems adds Irdeto decryption support

TAG Video Systems, a specialist in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS/Cloud, Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, for all four of the major broadcast applications (Live Production, Playout, Transport & Delivery, and OTT) has added decryption support for yet another encryption system. TAG customers now have the ability to cover their assets by decrypting OTT […]

February 23, 2021

Apple posts record revenues

Apple posted its highest-ever net profit in Q4 as revenues surpassed forecasts to $111.4 billion (€92bn), driven by a 57 per cent rise in sales in China. Net profit rose 29 per cent to $28.8 billion. Sales in all five of the $2.4 trillion company’s product categories grew at double-digit percentages, led by a 41 […]

January 28, 2021

Forecast: Virtual assistant market to double by 2024

The global market for virtual assistants (VAs) continues to exhibit robust performance, propelled by enhancements in the underlying technologies along with increasing penetration across Consumer Electronics. According to research from Futuresource Consulting, shipments of products with built-in voice assistant technology will double to 3 billion units in 2024, representing a CAGR of 19 per cent […]

January 11, 2021

2020, the end is nigh

At the beginning of this sorry excuse for a year I wrote that predictions were difficult, but I would have a go anyway. Hands up, writing in early January, I didn’t foresee a global pandemic coming along to screw with our lives, companies and economies. At least I wasn’t alone. Has such an unprecedented event, […]

December 21, 2020