The number of homes worldwide using an Ultra HD TV has now passed the 200 million mark, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices service.
Although overall TV shipments in the third quarter of 2018 were flat compared to the previous year, the average TV unit-shipment screen size increased more than any previous quarter in more than a year.
83% of smart TV owners in the US connect their device to the internet, up from 70% in 2014, according to Parks Associates.
A transmitter from German technology company Rohde & Schwarz successfully went into operation at the Wendelstein transmitter site of Bavarian public broadcaster BR on December 4, 2018 as part of the 5G Today research project.
New US consumer data from Parks Associates finds the average NPS (net promoter score) for traditional pay-TV providers in 3Q 2018 is -19.
According to figures from Eurostat, smart TVs are most used by viewers in The Netherlands and UK.
Five million people aged 4+ watch live or catch-up TV programmes online each day in France.
The Dutch TV and video market grew by 7.2 percent to 556 million euro turnover in the past year.
The number of Ultra HD TV sets sold in Germany will break the 10 million barrier at the beginning of 2019, according to a forecast by industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform.
Third-quarter results for US multichannel video subscriptions cut short a brief wave of optimism for the sector, according to Kagan.