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    US cable broadband subs overtake cable TV subs

    A report from Leichtman Research Group has found that cable broadband subscribers have surpassed cable TV subscribers in the US. According to the study, the seventeen largest cable and telephone providers in the US — representing about 93% of the market – have acquired nearly 385,000 net additional high-speed Internet subscribers in the second quarter...
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    ARRIS surge helps set-top box revenues grow 5%

    ​2Q 2014 showed about a 5% growth in set-top box revenues from a key set of major OEMs. Most manufacturers saw similar sales, with ARRIS a clear winner, growing about 60% year-over-year to $US711 million (pro-forma based on the combined ARRIS-Motorola from the start of 2013).Cisco, however, was a clear loser, falling 30% to $US332...
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    40% of US broadband homes use personalised recommendations

    Over 40% of US broadband homes receive personalised video recommendations from one source or more on a weekly basis, according to Parks Associates’ new white paper “The New Reality: Tomorrow’s Multiscreen, Multirights World,” available now for complimentary download  and commissioned by ACCESS. The paper examines the new direction for multiscreen services and the overall role...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Special report: ABN & the future of African broadcasting

    George Twumasi, 
Deputy Chairman and CEO, ABN

    In this special guest post, George Twumasi, the visionary force behind ABN (African Broadcasting Network), looks at the wider significance of African broadcasting, & the role next-gen broadcasting technology can play in the continent’s future.  In the past, Africa’s television broadcasters and media practitioners have had very little influence, if any, in shaping Africa’s image either…

  • Saatchi & Saatchi: “Google will create the next president”

    Tom Eslinger,
Worldwide Director of Digital and Social,
Saatchi & Saatchi

    Special IP&TV News feature interview Am I alone in finding the following a little bit… scary? Discussing the future of marketing and advertising with Saatchi & Saatchi’s Worldwide Director of Digital and Social Tom Eslinger, I ask precisely where he thinks things are heading in his professional domain… “Superpersonalisation based on data,” he shoots back,…

  • Informa: The next stage of interactive advertising

    Guest post from Laurence Coldicott, research manager, Informa Telecoms & Media  Interactive Advertising fundamentally changes the way brands and pay-TV broadcasters can reach the consumer. In the age of multiscreen, the tech-savvy consumer is expecting something more gripping than traditional linear advertising. The Next Generation Advertising day is a new feature of this year’s OTTtv World…

TV’s future and the road to 2020

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Microsoft's Martin Wahl: “The cloud is going to be revolutionary”

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