4K Ultra HD (UHD) as a home entertainment format has firmly planted its stake in the market, according to Futuresource Consulting, but it remains some way off reaching levels of mass market adoption.
New data reveals 46% of streaming couples around the world are watching ahead of their partners and most only plan to cheat more.
Virtual Reality standalone services are set to drive market development through compelling content, according to ABI Research, who forecasts that VR device shipments will hit 110m by 2021.
Pay TV revenues for the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa covered in the new edition of the Middle East and North Africa Pay TV Forecasts report will reach $4 billion in 2021 – down from $5 billion forecast in the last edition.
60% of Dutch viewers will consider cutting the cord if the three main public NPO channels are available OTT, according to research from Telecompaper.
The churn rate for OTT video services is 19% of US broadband households, indicating roughly one in five households have cancelled an OTT service in the past 12 months.
In 2016 88% of Dutch households had digital TV reception, while the number of households with connected TV continued to rise, from 31% in 2015 to 37% in 2016.
The introduction of ‘skinny bundles’ with very limited number of channels is driving the minimum price down in select countries such as Canada and Denmark.
The penetration of connected TVs among US broadband households has increased nearly 50% since 2013, from 50% to 74% at year-end 2016, according to The Diffusion Group (TDG).
Service providers are decreasing marketing on their cable, satellite, and IPTV products that offer managed quality of service in favour of new products that use over the top (OTT) technologies.