HbbTV’s self stated goal is to “harmonize the broadcast, IPTV, and broadband delivery of entertainment to the end consumer through connected TVs and set-top boxes”.
Free Irdeto survey report Covid-19 has transformed our homes into offices, schools, gyms and theatres. But in staying home to guard against a deadly virus, have we been exposed to increased risk of cyberattack? How have the extraordinary events of 2020 affected consumer attitudes to cybersecurity in their own homes? Irdeto commissioned an independent survey […]
Homes have become hyper-connected. Today’s broadband subscribers want more from their Wi-Fi: Reliable, frustration-free connectivity for the whole home Simple and effective security for all connected devices Reassurance that their families are safe online When an ISP can’t meet these needs, subscribers will look for one who can. High-quality connected home management is a smart […]
With the content packages on offer being relatively fragmented, television viewers are increasingly subscribing to one or more OTT-only TV subscriptions. In the United States alone, the quantity of OTT subscription services tripled between 2013 and 2019.
For consumers, Wi-Fi is the internet. They count on it to access and run their digital lives. Which means, for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), delivering flawless Wi-Fi is the critical foundation for building a successful smart home strategy and developing a wider services platform. Get it right and the rewards are abundant, get it wrong […]
Transformation is happening everywhere. Across nearly every industry, from taxi services to hotel rentals to consumer goods to banking and finance, digital transformation is changing individual businesses and entire industries. And in every case, these changes are led by new expectations of convenience and cost-effectiveness, thanks to the digital technologies on consumers’ desks, in their […]
Deploying a DRM solution can be broken down into two major block processes; encrypting or “packaging” your content and decrypting it and playing it back. This lock and key arrangement is in place in literally thousands of locations in your daily life whether it be an ATM validating your debit card or your car door […]
We’re all aware television consumers have more content choices than ever. We were curious about the opportunities this overabundance of programming affords to pay-TV operators as they try to compete in an OTT world.
Pay-TV is now by far the most common way of receiving TV services in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and DACH. Indeed, some markets, including Romania, have close to 100% Pay-TV penetration, while the Czech Republic is one of the few in which FTA services still dominate.
Streaming technologies are spreading like wildfire and we now live just a few taps away from eyewitnessing any major event from any part of the world. New audio and video services are being opened on a nearly daily basis to cover new niches and deliver more and more content.