A quarter of the installed cable base in Europe still remains analogue over 10 years after the Netherlands became the first country to switch off analogue terrestrial TV.
Roku has released details of its five new players, with two offering HD and 4K, and two adding HDR.
IHS says the UK will lead a €3 billion boom in subscription video on demand spending across Western Europe.
Italy watches more TV than any other country in Western Europe: more than four hours per-person per-day in 2015, according to IHS Markit.
Cable TV is suffering as part of a general slowdown in pay-TV subscriptions.
More than half of TV sets shipped globally in first quarter 2016 were smart TVs, according to IHS.
A new report from IHS Technology shows the installed base of connected devices now represents four devices per household.
The new Bundesliga deal means will bring Germany into line with most other countries in that no single operator will hold exclusive rights to national league football.
Apple’s popular Apple TV devices have propelled the company into third-ranked position in 2015, based on revenue in the overall global set-top box market, from ninth place in 2014.
2015 was the year of growth for the pay-TV market in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to a new report from IHS.