Tablets, especially for younger owners, are an extension of the TV viewing experience. According to the new Connected TV App Discovery Report from NPD Connected Intelligence while watching TV, 56% of US tablet owners age 18-34 use their tablet for activities related to the TV programme they are watching or for other programming related activities.
There will be more than 1 billion digital TV households across 138 countries by end-2014, up by 130 million on 2013 and by 461 million from the 590 million recorded in 2010, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Analysis of television viewing data has found that broadcast TV viewing saw a significant fall in 2013 in the UK and US, as viewers switched to using on-demand services to time-shift and place-shift their viewing, according to IHS.
Ooyala’s Q1 2014 Global Video Index shows iOS outpaces Android as a smartphone video platform, despite a smaller market share.
New Q1 data from Synergy Research Group shows that Cisco has extended the lead over its main video infrastructure software rivals Nagra, Arris, Rovi and Irdeto.
By 2023, nearly 300 ultraHD (or 4K) TV channels will be broadcast globally by DTH operators, predicts NSR.
Pay TV Operators are at the top of the set-top box food chain, with hardware OEMs and semiconductor vendors both functioning in a supporting role, according to ABI Research.
Binge-watching television shows is pervasive across consumers in the US, UK and China, according to research careried out on behalf of Edelman.
The number of subscribers to pay-TV services in Portugal increased by 1.2% in the first quarter of 2014. As of the end of March regulator Anacom reported 3.21 million subscribers, 38,700 more than in the previous quarter, and 80,700 year on year.
Tablet owners are significantly more likely to use OTT service apps such as Netflix than those offered by both TV networks and operators, according to The Diffusion Group.