In the second of a series of interviews taking the temperature of African connected entertainment in advance of this year’s… [Read more on IPTV News]
Covering 138 countries, the number of homes paying for IPTV will rocket to 191 million by end-2020; more than double the 90 million… [Read more on Broadband TV News]
Over half of UK media buyers plan to increase their spending on video-on-demand advertising by at least…
Exclusive interview with VirginMedia’s Paul McDonough, who reveals the media giant’s thoughts on TV’s ongoing, and breakneck, evolution.
IP&TV News: What have been the latest developments, challenges and…
Major milestone for internet-enabled TV subscriber base achieved…
Even as consumers spend more time watching time-shifted TV programming, the amount of live programming they watch and the bulk of viewing activity remains constant.
According to Nielsen’s first quarter cross-platform report, adults spent… [Read more on Broadcasting & Cable]
Fondé en 2012, TeVolution est un opérateur de télévision français qui propose une offre… [Lire la suite sur Maddyness]
As it aims to make best use of its legacy and new Android set-top box estate, Swisscom is to introduce personalised recommendations and search capabilities for users of its IPTV service.
To facilitate such functionality…[Read more on Rapid TV News]
The pay-TV market has never been particulary strong in Spain and the latest figures show that while 21.2% of Spanish homes… [Read more on Rapid TV News]
In what my be an alarming find for the pay-TV industry, an Adroit Digital survey has revealed that nearly two-thirds of multiscreen users would cut the cable cord and an inherent tendency to skip ads.
The study from the digital… [Read more on Rapid TV News]
Sky Television has unveiled a new subscription video-on-demand service that will be free for MySky customers and available for… [Read more on The New Zeland Herald]
Representing about 40 million TV households, Germans now receive virtually all on-demand content by Blu-ray Disc or DVD. Video-on-demand services are set to change that over the next three to five years, says Christoph Wagner, a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s new Berlin office. “Look for dynamic, if not explosive interest in VoD as broadband penetration… [Read more on Mondaq]
Big Bird has a new friend in China. Sesame Street episodes will debut on the country’s BesTV’s VOD platforms, including IPTV, digital TV and OTT devices. The agreement between BestTV New Media and nonprofit org Sesame Workshop also includes… [Read more on KidScreen]
Switzerland’s domestic telco Swisscom wants to launch a video-on-demand (VOD) service on its IPTV platform Swisscom TV later this year offering… [Read more on Broadband TV News]
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Video and Ad Insertion Server Market” report to their offering.
The evolution in digital technology has led television broadcast facilities through a phase of transition. Upgrades from analog to digital transmission and to high-definition (HD) content have resulted in … [Read more on BusinessWire]
Today, Friday April 25, Sparql was launched, a new Dutch IPTV provider, on the Tweak DSL network. Basic subscriptions start at €14.95 a month for a Light package with 38 TV channels. The second tier is… [Read more on Broadband TV News]
The TV industry is going through a period of intense change, driven by the growth of video on demand and over-the-top services. At NAB earlier this month, YouTube’s Francisco Varela predicted that linear TV’s days are… [Read more on IPTV News]
The number of video-on-demand (VOD) users in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) will grow by about one million, despite the lack of broadband infrastructure in the region.
According to a Deloitte report, users will select movies, TV programmes and short clips from a catalogue of hundreds of titles, which will then play on demand through television sets, mobile phones and other digital media devices. This user behaviour, it says, will be equivalent to… [Read more on iTWEB]
Vodafone Netherlands is partnering with Entone and its systems integration partner, Divitel, to deploy fibre-based TV services in the Netherlands.
The Vodafone service will be deployed over the provider’s high speed FTTH network to enable an array of advanced television services, including pause live TV (PLTV) and a video-on-demand (VOD) library from public broadcasters, HBO, Videoland and others. [Read more on Rapid TV News]
INTERVIEW – Comment la France vend-elle ses programmes à l’étranger pendant le MIPTV? Explications avec Mathieu Béjot, délégué général de TV France International…
De notre envoyée spéciale à Cannes
Au MIPTV, royaume des emplettes du petit écran, il y a ce que la France achète. Des jeux comme «Boom», que TF1 a acheté à l’israélien Keshet, des séries comme «Halt and Catch Fire» (acquis par Canal+) ou «The Missing» (une prise de TF1)… Et il y a ce que la France vend. Arte a annoncé mardi… [Lire la suite sur Le Figaro]