Social TV zone

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    Sky tags new Twitter tool

    Sky has started to trial #WatchOnSky, a brand new tool on Twitter that lets Sky customers watch or record TV shows, sporting events and movies by simply clicking icons contained within a Tweet. Twitter users who see #WatchOnSky on Tweets from Sky can expand the Tweet and tap on an icon that directly links to...
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    BuzzFeed announces Social Tune In Program

    BuzzFeed have launched a new partnership program for advertisers to leverage their content on BuzzFeed on their own platforms. The BuzzFeed Social Tune In Program will create a full-circle TV, social and digital program for advertisers while leveraging BuzzFeed’s brand and unique voice on air. Bravo and IFC, beta partners in the program, will be...
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    1/5 Americans use social daily to engage with TV

    19% of online Americans ages 15-54 say they are reached by social media at least once a day regarding primetime TV, according to a Council for Research Excellence (CRE) study. For example, someone who saw something or posted something about a primetime TV show on Facebook or Twitter would fall within this category. 16% of...

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.

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?

Erik Bussé: “TV will become the portal to the digital home”

A 4K Forecast (CES 2014 in Retrospect)

Sky News: “OTT services give the user choice”