The global market for conditional access (CA) technology used in STBs is set to contract as pay-TV services reach saturation, according to IHS Technology
The share of Dutch consumers with a paid Netflix subscription rose to 7% in the second quarter, from 4% in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to research from the Telecompaper Consumer Panel.
Dutch cable operators continue to lose subscribers with Rekam now reporting just 50.06% penetration, and UPC 56.4%.
The thirteen largest pay-TV providers in the US, representing about 95% of the market, lost about 300,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2014, compared to a loss of about 350,000 video subscribers in 2Q 2013.
New research reveals that despite the growth in TV viewing via PC, tablet and smartphones, 89% of viewers still regularly use the TV to watch their content live – with 85% also stating that the TV is their preferred screen.
Most sub-Saharan countries, notably Nigeria and South Africa, will not achieve the ITU-mandated 2015 deadline to switch off their analogue terrestrial TV signals.
Rosy forecasts for consumer use of 4K or Ultra-HD video are overly optimistic, says a new report from TDG, Forecasting the 4K Video Ecosystem, 2014-2025.
The TV set stays indispensable for the majority of Germans.
Apple TV sales growth has slowed significantly this year, down to a 12% annual growth rate at an estimated 1.9 million units sold in Q2 2014 according to Strategy Analytics.
Europe is beating the US when it comes to high-speed delivery of Netflix content, according to the company’s latest ISP speed index.