Worldwide ownership of connected TV devices grew 7 per cent quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2014 and 34 per cent versus the same period in 2013 to reach 500 million units.
In most regions of the world at least 30 per cent of spectrum for IMT (international mobile telecommunications) services is not yet licensed.
Dataxis’ latest research identifies 12 operational TV Everywhere (TVE) platforms in the seven most important markets of Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela) by the end of 2014′s first quarter.
Eighty seven per cent of EU households received digital television in 2013 with Finland, Greece, Italy and the UK having achieved 100 per cent digital penetration.
The total number of households with a broadband line hit 700.2 million by the end of June this year, revealed Point Topic.
ro*co films has launched Simple Cinema, a new international documentary distribution portal which will allow the general public to exhibit films direct through the distributor.
Portuguese sports network Sport TV will televise live coverage of every round of the 2013/2015 FIA Formula E Championship.
Northern Ireland’s first local TV channel, Belfast-based NvTv, went on air this week.
Imagine Communications has unveiled its vision for enabling Communications Service Providers to gain strategic advantage in offering over-the-top (OTT) video and IPTV services.
Selevision and Arabsat have entered into an exclusive long-term partnership to deliver the first Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) service to the MENA region.
Over 50 per cent of the global population will have internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report.
Instant VoD product ‘Booxcloud’, a fully managed SaaS cloud-TV kit, has launched on the Booxmedia stand. It aims to allow individual content owners with smaller but loyal audiences to deploy standalone video streaming services.
Yahlive, the UAE-based satellite broadcasting company, is growing its successful regionally focused platform with the addition of the BBC World Service television channels, BBC Persian and BBC Arabic, from October 2014.
There is a strong appetite in the Middle East for high-quality news content in different formats and a desire to see trustworthy news from a number of different perspectives, according to a new survey conducted for The Associated Press.
Kantar Media provides an in-depth look at the relationship between what we say and read about on Twitter and what we watch in the UK.
The second screen is increasingly losing favour in emerging markets, according to the results of an OTT TV survey unveiled by OTT, IPTV and mobile TV solutions provider SPB TV during IBC2014.
RawCut Archive claims to have become the world’s largest real crime footage source after acquiring surveillance clips business, The CCTV Archive.
Brightcove revealed finding of its most recent research at IBC, which highlighted the high expectations, and impatience, of consumers when it comes to watching VoD content.
Claiming that 4K is a reality for many of its customers while looking ahead to a world of 8K, Sony has cemented its position in ultra resolution acquisition with a number innovations at IBC.
Exclusive footage of Atlantic Films’ upcoming wildlife production for Sky 3D, Conquest of the Skies, fronted by Sir David Attenborough was shown during ‘Natural future: the new natural history documentary’.
The Judges’ Prize – one of IBC’s biggest awards – will this year go to FIFA TV for its coverage of 2014’s World Cup in Brazil.