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    UKTV: “We transmit 87,000 hours of television each year”

    Simon Brown, Executive Director of Strategy and Research, UKTV
    IP&TV News speaks to Simon Brown, Executive Director of Strategy and Research, UKTV IP&TV News: We’re nearing another OTTtv World Summit. How would you encapsulate the main changes that have taken place over the last twelve months, both for the industry as a whole and for UKTV? Simon Brown: From a viewing perspective the last...
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    Digital drives LATAM pay-TV to new heights

    Digital pay-TV uptake has helped the Latin American pay-TV market exceed 69 million subscribers, equivalent to a 37.7% penetration over total households, according to updated figures from Dataxis. Even though satellite pay-TV once again leads the technology ranking with 50.1% of the total number of subscribers, Dataxis established that OTT services have added 8.8 million...
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    Streaming device owners watch 4 hours more video a week

    According to new Parks Associates research, US broadband households with a streaming media device watch more video on the television on average than households without one of these devices, at 22 hours versus 18 hours per week. Streaming media device owners watch double the amount of Internet video on the television, consuming six hours per week...

Analysis & Opinion

  • IoT @ IBC: “It’s a Wild West of creativity”

    Hugo Gernsback's TV Glasses

    The word “screen” implies both vision and division. When an audience consumes something on a screen (whether that’s on their phone, TV, iPad, whatever), they do so with a basic sense of separation from what they’re viewing. Well, according to those on the ‘Disrupting Storytelling: Wearables and what you watch‘ panel at last week’s IBC, it…

  • BT @ IBC: ‘unlocking the power of fibre IPTV’

    Delia Bushell

    There seemed to be something symbolic about MD of BT TV and BT Sport Delia Bushell’s keynote at IBC in Amsterdam on Sunday. It wasn’t merely that it approximately marked the two year mark in the telco’s audacious and largely successful strategy to rival Sky as a leading UK sports broadcaster – the keynote also…

  • 10 amazing facts about leading MCN Diagonal View

    Diagonal View founder Matt Heiman

    1. Diagonal View rules the world of “top 10” videos Have you ever seen one of those irritatingly irresistible “ten amazing/strange facts about…” vids? Course you have. And it was probably made by Diagonal View’s Alltime10s. The channel boasts over 3 million subscribers across various platforms, and has racked up an astonishing 919,465,057 views in…

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?

What was the word on 4K at IBC?