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.
For the first time, smart TV shipments exceeded 100 million units in 2015, according to IHS research, while China still dominates the smart TV Market as North America surges.
There is a clear correlation between launch of Netflix and decline in video spending, according to research by IHS, while spending on Netflix does not make up the difference.
Integrating Netflix into traditional pay-TV services, such as Virgin Media and BT TV, has had a net positive impact on these operators’ performance, according to research by IHS.
By 2019, more than 50% of TV households in Japan, the US, the UK, France and Germany will have smart TVs, according to IHS.
Netflix is set to reach 100 million subscribers by 2018, according to new analysis released by IHS. Meanwhile. traditional broadcasters are launching services reaching their viewers direcltly.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) TV sets, offering enhanced brightness for a broader palette of light outputs and sparkling highlights, will soon be commonplace in the global UltraHD TV market.
Wide colour gamut flat panel displays are expected to grow from 3% in 2015 to 25% of the display market in terms of area by 2020, according to IHS.