“Not even a global financial meltdown can stop IPTV,” claims US research form In-Stat. Wishful thinking or real facts?
A new study into video-on-demand usage in the UK has painted a picture of a market fragmented by delivery technologies, rights restrictions and expensive download charges.
European viewers want a zoom function in their TV set, subtitle adjustment and choice of dubbing for every programme, according to the fifth annual UPC Television Survey, conducted in 11 European countries.
Figures released by Digital UK show that sales of television sets increased by 10% in the year to October 2008. EU legislation on the sale of analogue product and a significant increase in the availability of IDTVs took the proportion of digital sets sold in October to 90%, an increase from 68% in October 2007, […]
It has always been said that the final 15% will be the most difficult to convert to digital TV and Ofcom’s latest Digital Television Update shows that to be the case. In the third quarter take-up of multichannel television on main sets increased by just 0.2 points (pp) from 88.0% in Q2, and up by […]
The number of viewers watching online video is likely to touch just under one billion by 2013, according a new study from ABI Research. The research also shows that watching online video on the PC screen will transfer to over-the-top video delivered to the living room.
The average broadband download speed in the UK has reached 5 Mbps for the first time. The figures released by broadband comparison site Top 10 Broadband show speeds have jumped by 22% since January.
By the end of 2008, nearly 24 million Europeans will access the internet via a mobile phone, generating €5 billion in revenues, according to the latest ITMedia Consulting report.
The number of households equipped to receive digital TV broadcasts globally has tripled in the period from 2000 to 2008, arriving at 380 million or 25% of total TV households.
The UK is the first European nation to adopt digital video recorders (PVRs) in significant numbers, according to international research firm Parks Associates’ new study Entertainment 2.0 in Europe.