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RTL AdAlliance partners with Xiaomi

Xiaomi, a consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company, has entrusted RTL AdAlliance advertising sales rights for Xiaomi TV+. The international media sales house will add the free advertising streaming TV (FAST) platform, integrated into Xiaomi smart TVs and available as a stand-alone app in the Google Play Store to its growing CTV portfolio. Xiaomi TV+ […]

August 30, 2023

Report: Smartphone market stabilising

Kantar, the marketing data and analytics company, has released its latest Worldpanel ComTech Smartphone Operating System (OS) data. The study reveals signs of market stabilisation, whilst Apple continued to lead against Android-based competitors. Kantar’s Global OS study uncovers the following behaviours within the Global Smartphone market in Q1 2023: The global Smartphone market has shown […]

May 4, 2023

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Wireless technology specialist Qualcomm has introduced its latest premium 5G mobile platform, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, claiming it leads the way into a new era of premium mobile technology equipped with cutting-edge 5G, AI, gaming, camera, and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies to transform the next generation of flagship devices. Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will be […]

December 2, 2021

Forecast: 2022 a new era for wireless innovation

ABI Research forecasts that 2022 will represent a key year for wireless connectivity innovation as Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and Ultra-Wideband adoption accelerates across a growing number of end markets. The technology intelligence firm says that next year Wi-Fi 6 will reach well over 1.5 billion annual chipset shipments, while 6 GHz enabled Wi-Fi 6E chipsets […]

November 24, 2021

Xiaomi’s linear TV service goes global with Amagi

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has partnered with the global smartphone brand Xiaomi, to manage and monetize their linear TV and Video-On-Demand offerings to their mobile and connected TV consumers across multiple countries. The content would be a part of Xiaomi’s direct-to-consumer app. Xiaomi is a consumer […]

November 2, 2021

Watch4 launches FAST channel

Watch4, the AVoD service offering movies, TV series, documentaries, news, and sports, has created a new channel specifically for FAST platforms. Watch4 Movies has launched initally across multiple Smart TV platforms in Germany, including Samsung TV Plus, LG Channels, Rakuten TV, Philips, TCL and Xiaomi. Watch4 Movies features curated collections of movies, including genres like […]

November 1, 2021

Wurl revenue up 38% in Q2

Wurl, a specialist in powering streaming TV, has reported a 38 per cent increase in revenue in Q2 2021 over Q1 2021. All key areas driving its business – content, viewers, viewing time and ad impressions – rose significantly, enabling Wurl revenue to grow threefold over Q2 2020. In Q2, Wurl launched over 274 new […]

August 19, 2021

Insight TV FAST channels on Xiaomi devices

Insight TV, the global millennial-focused channel and content producer, has partnered with TV and smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi to bring its FAST (Free Advertising Supported Television) channels to Xiaomi mobile phones and TVs. The distribution agreement sees lifestyle channel Insight TV, action sports-focused channel inTrouble, science/technology channel inWonder and nature and wildlife channel InWild available to […]

July 26, 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

Research: China 5G adoption drives smartphone demand

According to research from Strategy Analytics, China’s rapid adoption of 5G technology is powering demand for 5G smartphones. Apple and the domestic trio of OPPO, Vivo and Xiaomi benefitted most as the demand exploded. OPPO, Vivo and Xiaomi closed on Apple capturing 16 per cent, 14 per cent and 12 per cent global market share […]

April 30, 2021