There will be just shy of 1bn pay-TV households worldwide by 2018, with IPTV accounting for around 167mn of them, according to UK firm Digital TV Research.
Despite IPTV gaining its first toeholds in Western Europe and North America over a decade ago, Asian telcos now account for around half of the world's IPTV subscribers, according to SNL Kagan.
Overall mobile data traffic is expected to grow twelve-fold by the end of 2018, with much of this growth driven by video, according to a report released today by Ericsson.
On my most recent trip to Africa to speak at the Africacast conference last month, I was struck once again by the region’s ambition. Home to over 1 billion people and a rapidly growing middle class, Africa has become a focal point of growth and ingenuity for the telecoms industry
It was allegedly Lord Leverhulme, the British soap tycoon, who complained that half his advertising budget was wasted. The trouble, he said, was that he didn’t know which half. Advertisers like to think they have improved measurement in the past hundred years, but now there is a new risk.
According to the results of Informa Telecoms & Media’s annual industry survey, innovation is a key priority for global telecoms and media players in 2013. Over 500 senior executives from across both these sectors were asked how their businesses and markets would perform in 2013 and the role innovation would play in driving future revenue growth.
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