Nearly 12 million of 4K TV were sold in Europe during the year 2016, which represents a growth of 102% in comparison for the year 2015 (6 million of 4K TV shipped).
Streaming copyrighted material for free on multimedia players such as Kodi is illegal, the European Court of Justice ruled.
Trade body Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE) has welcomed the key commitments in favour of terrestrial broadcasting from the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission.
The European Union has reached an agreement on opening up the 700 MHz band to mobile services by 2020. The sub-700 MHz band will remain available for broadcasting until at least 2030.
Netflix will remain the dominant force in Western European SVOD for the next five years.
Public service media (PSM) organisations need copyright licensing systems which allow them to respond to citizens’ expectations in the EU Digital Single Market.
The European Commission’s vision of a “Gigabit Society” by 2025 will require investors in broadband networks to deploy multiple technologies.
The new EchoStar XXI satellite has arrived at its launch base in Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
By 2019, more than 50% of TV households in Japan, the US, the UK, France and Germany will have smart TVs, according to IHS.
After its extremely successful development in North America, Netflix has made efforts to try and spread the same enthusiasm for its subscription-based video streaming services across Europe since early 2012.