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    Parks Associates forecasts 4K future

    New research from Parks Associates finds more than 46 million households worldwide will subscribe to a 4K UHD pay-TV service by 2018. Pay-TV providers will deploy this service as a differentiator, especially among younger consumers who are more likely to use new pay-TV features, such as TV Everywhere and cloud DVR, but also have slightly lower subscription...
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    Global media & broadcast to hit $44.3 billion by 2017

    Following a compounded annual growth of 3.6% over the previous four years, the global broadcast and media technology industry was worth $39 billion in 2012, and is projected to grow to $44.3 billion in 2017. The results come from the Global Market Valuation & Strategy Report from IABM DC, a joint venture between IABM and...
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    Orange in Africa: “Local content boosts usage growth.”

    Sebastien Crozier, 
CEO, 
Orange Horizons
    IP&TV News finds out more about Orange’s African strategy from Orange’s Sebastien Crozier… IP&TV News: Could you give us an overview of Orange’s African content strategy, first of all in countries where it’s currently a mass market operator? Sebastien Crozier: Orange is rolling out its 3G and 4G networks that allow internet access and data services...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Measuring virtual set-top box success by service velocity & sub growth

    Set-top box virtualization should increase service velocity and subscriber reach for pay-TV operators while simultaneously reducing capex and opex, according to a presentation by ActiveVideo at the “CDN World Summit/TV In The Cloud” conference.   At the event, Sachin Sathaye, vice president, product marketing for ActiveVideo, drew a distinction between the benefits of two different…

  • Search and destroy: metadata at IBC

    As IP&TV News staggered from one hall to the next at this year’s IBC, squinting into the vast, fold-out map, it was repeatedly confronted by ingenious uses of metadata. So, upon returning to London, we thought it a good idea to contact a handful some of those exhibitors and ask the simple question – What’s the…

  • Infomir at IBC 2014: “We never rest on our laurels”

    Last week at IBC 2014, IP&TV News’ Thomas Noszczak caught up with Andrey Gavriushchenko, Head of Sales for European manufacturer of IPTV/OTT delivery equipment Infomir. Thomas Noszczak: Hi Andrey. Can you tell us a bit about your involvement at this year’s IBC? Andrey Gavriushchenko: This was the third time the company participated in the IBC…

What was the word on 4K at IBC?

What does the future hold for IPTV? (Lessons learned from Aereo)

ABN & the future of African broadcasting

Vimeo & the search to reinvent video

TV’s future and the road to 2020

What will Apple’s HomeKit mean for tomorrow’s connected home?