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Plume shares smart home insights

Personalised smart services specialist Plume has released data and insights into smart home trends resulting from increases in the number of devices, types of devices, hours used and data used across smart homes. This comes as it surpasses what it says is a major milestone: more than 1 billion unique client devices have been managed […]

July 22, 2021By Colin Mann

Veset delivering 67PallMall.tv

Veset is powering a new channel dedicated to fine wine created by 67 Pall Mall. Founded by Grant Ashton, the Club was created to offer its members a diverse wine experience, showcasing the lesser-known to the most iconic wines. The Club offers over 6,000 wines from 50 countries. Faced with the challenge of pandemic, 67 Pall Mall […]

July 22, 2021

Prediction: Pandemic-driven online adoption habits to remain

The move to handling essential elements of everyday life online, prompted by the Global Covid-19 pandemic, will remain a fundamental reality for people around the world long after the pandemic has passed, a comprehensive new consumer report by Ericsson predicts. The Ericsson ConsumerLab report, The Future Urban Reality, is Ericsson’s largest consumer study to date. […]

June 10, 2021

Analyst: Consumer tech shipments remain healthy

According to the latest Consumer Technologies report from advisory firm, ABI Research, most consumer devices and services, especially 5G smartphones, accessories, and Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Displays (HMDs), will remain healthy in terms of shipments in 2021 as the global economy recovers from the effects of the pandemic. Major players, including Apple, Qualcomm, Sony, and […]

June 4, 2021

Study: Post-pandemic confidence grows

Research from programmatic video platform Tremor Video and ad platform Unruly reveals that 56 per cent of consumers feel optimistic about the year ahead and 60 per cent predict a return toward normality within the year. The study, 2021 Consumer Insights Report, uncovers how consumers are feeling about the future—including their attitudes regarding shopping, traveling, […]

May 4, 2021

Forecast: UK ad market to rebound from pandemic losses

The latest Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report, which collects advertising revenue data across the entire media landscape, forecasts UK adspend will grow by 15.2 per cent in 2021 to reach a total of £27 billion (€31bn). This will recover the entirety of 2020’s £1.8 billion decline and is expected to precede a 7.2 per cent rise […]

April 29, 2021

Research: Pandemic narrows UK digital divide

The UK’s digital divide narrowed during the coronavirus pandemic, as people have gone online to escape the lockdown, according to research from comms regulator Ofcom. The proportion of homes without Internet access appears to have fallen from 11 per cent in March 2020, as the UK entered lockdown, to 6 per cent of homes – […]

April 28, 2021By Colin Mann

Report: 1bn+ connected devices in US homes

Consumer technology sales have seen historic growth since the pandemic began as consumers purchased new products to meet their growing technology needs or upgraded existing devices. While the Covid-19 pandemic turned homes into places of work, school, entertainment, and rest, the devices leveraged

April 26, 2021

Survey: TV industry seeks balanced working environment

In the first of a regular series of surveys to test the health of the international TV industry, the TellyCast/ WorkShare Consulting Content Industry Monitor found that less than one in ten (9 per cent) of executives wish to return to full time, permanent office working following the pandemic. The results showed that the vast […]

April 26, 2021

Data: Marketing ad spend in recovery

Just over a year since lockdowns and other distancing measures were first widely enacted, proprietary data from omnichannel advertising Mediaocean reveals how major advertisers responded to the crisis. The analysis suggests an economy with pent-up energy, keen to stimulate consumer confidence and renewed growth as the world begins to see a route towards the end […]

April 22, 2021