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    Arqiva: “A bunch of millennials watching Friends – it’s bizarre”

    David Crawford, 
MD, Satellite and Media business, 
    Content Delivery World (5th – 7th October 2015. Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London) is very nearly upon us, and as we know it’s one of the leading events for IP and TV technologists. In case there’s any danger that the consumer be forgotten among all the acronyms, however, this year’s event sees Arqiva unveiling some...
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    Western Europe to drive IPTV growth at 18.1% CAGR

    Increased demand for high-definition channels and video-on-demand has fuelled the growth of the global IPTV market, states Transparency Market Research in a recent report. The report indicates that growing at a strong CAGR of 18.1% from 2014 to 2020, the value of the worldwide IPTV market stands to rise from US$24.94 billion in 2013 to US$79.38...
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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...

Analysis & Opinion

  • 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…

  • Will Amazon’s movies be any good? Ed Barton on the new producers

    Ed Barton

    The news that Amazon plans to branch off into the film business brought to mind the old joke. Q: How do you make a small fortune producing films? A: Start with a big fortune. “Amazon said they were going to aim to do sort of 12 movies a year,” points out Ed Barton (Head of…

  • Ovum applauds new dawn for Netflix and pay-TV

    TV Connect, London

    Rather than a threat, internet TV giant Netflix increasingly represents a potential complement to traditional pay-TV services, according to leading analyst firm Ovum’s new Telecoms, Media and Entertainment Outlook 2015 report. Ovum’s Telco–OTT Partnerships Tracker records collaborations between telcos and over-the-top (OTT) players, and recently identified a string of agreements between some of the smaller…

BT at IBC: 'unlocking the power of fibre IPTV'

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

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Reed Hastings and 2030: is he right?

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