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    Analysts: Google makes TV Connect 2015 most important ever

    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...
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    Streaming more popular than linear in US, says report

    Streaming has overtaken live programming as the viewing method-of-choice in the US, according to the ninth edition of the Deloitte “Digital Democracy Survey”. According to the report, 56% of consumers are now streaming movies and 53% streaming television on a monthly basis, as compared to 45% of consumers preferring to watch television programs live. Moreover,...
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    ARRIS to acquire Pace for £1.4 billion

    ARRIS is to acquire rival STB manufacturer Pace for £1.4 billion, resulting in the formation of New ARRIS. The deal will see ARRIS expand globally and make a push into the satellite market. New ARRIS is expected to be listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker ARRS. In connection with the formation of New ARRIS each current...

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  • Analysts: Google makes TV Connect 2015 most important ever

    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…

  • Infomir unveils new HEVC set-tops at TV Connect

    Infomir

    European IPTV/OTT hardware and software manufacturer Infomir is launching a range of new HEVC set-top boxes. The new products include the MAG257 — the successor of the MAG254 and a high-power set-top box with an STiH301 processor — and the MAG350 — a premium IPTV/OTT set-top box with a Broadcom processor. “These set-top boxes are our…

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