Pay TV cord-cutting is now an undeniable phenomenon in a large number of European markets as 12 countries witnessed a decline in overall pay TV uptake in the first quarter of 2014, according to IHS Technology’s latest European pay TV Update.
The global market for conditional access (CA) technology used in STBs is set to contract as pay-TV services reach saturation, according to IHS Technology
Following a relatively flat three-year period, the global STB market managed to achieve the highest annual revenue total in its history in 2013, setting the stage for continued growth through 2015, according to IHS Technology.
FIFA’s reported revenue from sales of the 2014 finals amounts to $1.733 billion so far, with Europe accounting for 50% of the total, ahead of Asia and North Africa with 22%.
Analysis of television viewing data has found that broadcast TV viewing saw a significant fall in 2013 in the UK and US, as viewers switched to using on-demand services to time-shift and place-shift their viewing, according to IHS.
Worldwide shipments of flat-panel televisions rose convincingly in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year, a stronger-than-expected showing that puts the industry on firm footing for the year, according to a new report from IHS Technology.
The number of U.S. household subscribing to pay TV services surged in the first quarter, as the increasingly resilient cable segment moderated its customer loses, according to IHS Technology.
The market for Ultra HD (4K) TV panels reached a significant new benchmark in March when global shipments exceeded 1 million units for the first time.
According to IHS analysis of Google data, Game of Thrones is massively outperforming Netflix’s House of Cards in terms of consumer interest in the UK.
At the end of 2013, 4.35 million households in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region subscribed to at least one pay-TV service.