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    Spotify unveils video streaming plans

    Music streaming service Spotify is adding video clips and audio shows for the first time. Spotify announced the addition, along with a number of other new features, at a press conference in New York yesterday. The newly available video content will include news and clips from the likes of ABC, Adult Swim, BBC, Comedy Central, Condé…

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    Sky Online TV box launched by Sky Italia

    Sky Italia has announced the launch of the Sky Online TV box.  Like the NOW TV box in the UK, it’s a small device which turns a TV set into a smart TV.  Its aim is to reach new customers, appealing to those who want access to great entertainment but either don’t want a contract…

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    Mobile data traffic to hit 197,000 PB by 2019

    Mobile data traffic will approach almost 197,000 PB (Petabytes) by 2019, equivalent to over 10 billion Blu-ray movies, according to new research from Juniper Research. However, the research found that only 41% of the data generated by these devices will be carried over cellular networks by 2019, with the majority of mobile data traffic offloaded to…

Analysis & Opinion

  • IP&TV News asks: “What qualities will define the winners in the smart home market?”

    Smart Home World

    To mark the approach of Smart Home World (23 – 24 June 2015, London), a special roundtable report asks, “What qualities will define the winners in the smart home market?” With contributions from the likes of CSR, eyesight, Intamac and more…   Gus Desbarats, Chairman, Alloy: In a smart home space awash with undifferentiated technology players,…

  • Analysts: Google makes TV Connect 2015 most important ever

    TV Connect, London

    With TV Connect (28 – 30 April 2015 ExCel, London) just days away, analysts have been reflecting on the evolution of what is indisputably the world’s leading connected entertainment event. The prevailing sense is that, with the relocation of the event to London’s ExCel, and the news that Google has chosen the occasion to explore…

  • Google: “Google TV has evolved into Android TV”

    Thomas Riedl

    TV Connect (28 – 30 April 2015 ExCel, London) keynotes don’t get much bigger than Thomas Riedl, Google’s Global Head of Android TV Partnerships. At next week’s event Riedl will be delivering a closing keynote entitled simply ‘Launching Android TV.’ The following in-depth conversation with Riedl left IP&TV News in little doubt – with Android TV Google has fixed…

Thomas Riedl: “Google TV has evolved into Android TV”

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