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    Showtime: “The truly big ideas haven’t even been conceived of yet”

    David Preisman, 
VP Interactive Television, Showtime Networks
    When it comes to interactive TV and the cutting edge, David Preisman (VP Interactive Television, Showtime Networks) has an extraordinary amount of insight and experience – as the following fascinating interview with IP&TV News amply demonstrates… Hi David. You’ve been working on interactive TV projects for a long time. Have we seen any especially significant developments in...
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    Social media determines viewing habits of 1/7

    Social media has had a huge impact on our TV tastes with around one in seven viewers now getting TV recommendations directly from it [Facebook (12%) and Twitter (6%)]. According to the latest YouView census into national television habits for 2014, one in seven (14%) of Facebook users questioned also said they always or often use...
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    SnappyTV joins Twitter’s video wing

    Twitter has reached a deal to buy SnappyTV, a service that helps edit and share video from television broadcasts, with a view to creating an even better platform for live, social content distribution together. “With Twitter we will continue our commitment to maintaining an open platform for social broadcasting of live events, across a variety...

Analysis & Opinion

  • After its ‘Worst Ever US Year’ – IP&TV asks “Where next for pay-TV?”

    This week saw the striking news that US pay-TV had just endured its “worst year ever” – according to Wall Street media analysts Craig Moffett and Michael Nathanson, who reported that “providers of TV, broadband and phone communications lost 687,000 subscribers during Q3… gained 574,000 new ones, for a net loss of 113,000.” Which leaves…

  • Informa’s key themes for MWC 2013

    Mark Newman, Chief Research Officer at Informa Telecoms & Media

    Informa Telecoms & Media’s Analysts have identified eight key themes to look out for at this year’s Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.

  • Informa Telecoms & Media identifies Top 10 trends for 2013

    Mark Newman, Chief Research Officer at Informa Telecoms & Media

    Informa Telecoms & Media (publisher of IP&TV News) has revealed its Top 10 trends for 2013 for the telecoms and media sectors. Five of the predictions relate directly to telecoms operators and the other five cover the TV, digital media and OTT communications sector.

TV’s future and the road to 2020

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What five things need to happen for Ultra HD to take off?

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

YouTube's Diego Higgins “LTE brings great opportunity to YouTube”

Brightcove on Chromecast: Is the future of TV in the palm of your hand?