Advanced TV continues to bring us multiple benefits – from giving us control over when we watch our favourite shows to making television more interactive. But while advanced TV continues to advance, the middleware that powers it is only part of the story.
The United States remains the most significant advertising market, with around half of all of the world’s advertising traded in a single country.
It appears that the television industry is being haunted by a ghost named FANGA.
With the sophistication of today’s gadgets, it’s easy to forget that the media transmissions that bring these electronic wonders to life are coming from heavy and rugged infrastructure: cables on poles or buried underground, transmission antennas on giant towers, and communication satellites in orbit around the earth.
So what is the Operating System powering your Smart TV today? From both a TV manufacturer perspective as well as from a consumer perspective there are many options available.
The good news for owners of TV content is that it is so coveted viewers will do whatever is necessary to secure it. The bad news is that viewers will do whatever is necessary to secure it—even if that includes stealing it. The even worse news is that the illicit ways to secure it are […]
I have noticed ten M&A transactions and investments throughout Europe and parts of US until now in 2017, writes Christian Töpper, managing director of Taxxus Media.
Just about all aspects of the OTT industry are being massively restructured. Rapid changes in technology, user behaviour, and business models, have created a gap between how consumers want to experience and pay for entertainment & media and how companies produce and distribute their offerings.
The forecast for internet video use from Cisco’s annual Visual Network Index continues to astonish. It estimates that, by 2021, 82% of all internet traffic will be video—up from an estimated 73% in 2016. That’s all internet traffic, both wired and wireless. Predictions for wireless video traffic are no less impressive: 78% in 2021 over […]
Bandwidth-hungry video is viewed as an insatiable beast by those who are delivering it over crowded networks. Better compression and mobile network advances have relieved some congestion but the flames of UHD and virtual reality are licking at the heels of cellular networks.