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    Chinese smart TV sales hit almost 100% growth

    According to a new white paper published by YuMe, Nielsen CCData, 60 million TVs were sold in China last year, with 80% being smart TVs, an almost 100% growth rate over 2014. Overall, the video audience in China estimated at 439 million people, and the white paper also found that the Chinese digital advertising market is growing...
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    35% of Millennials will watch Super Bowl on connected TV

    35% of Millennials said they plan to watch Super Bowl 50 via a connected TV, and more than 25% said they are very likely to download an app to watch, according a new Adobe Digital Index (ADI) survey of more than 400 US consumers. The survey found Millennials leading this shift in consumption overall, with...
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    High 4K TV set for India launch

    Linear, Ultra High Definition (UHD) entertainment channel High 4K TV is slated to launch in India via Splendid Media. The channel will be available on digital TV platforms and Splendid Media is in talks with various DTH and cable companies for the channel’s distribution. “It is indeed a major milestone for us, as an international...

Analysis & Opinion

  • HOOQ: “We are excited about Netflix”

    krishnan

    Asia features heavily in Netflix’s global designs, with recent launches including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan… SVOD, however, is by no means new to the region. One leading incumbent is HOOQ, a joint venture between Warners, Sony and Singtel group. HOOQ was launched last January, and has been live in various markets since last…

  • Ovum identifies streaming trends from CES

    Rob Gallagher

    Leading research firm Ovum has released a selection of top trends discernible from the show floor at CES in Las Vegas earlier this month. Chief among them, in terms of their relevance for OTT, was the expected effect the global Netflix expansion – making the service available in a further 130 countries – would have for consumer electronics…

  • Exclusive: The changing face of TV Connect

    TV Connect (26th - 28th April 2016 ExCeL, London)

    Conference regular? If so, you’ll have doubtless had the experience of waiting for an enticing looking keynote or panel discussion, and in the meantime listening to something at best irrelevant and at worst boring. Well, for delegates at this year’s TV Connect, it could well be that this experience proves a thing of the past:…

Facebook, Instagram and Sky case study: Game of Thrones

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

IP&TV News tries out 4G Broadcast at the FA Cup Final

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

Tesco and blinkbox: what went wrong?

Reed Hastings and 2030: is he right?