TV Experience zone

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    4K STB market worth over $3.5bn by 2024

    The global 4K set top box (STB) market size is expected to reach $3.65bn by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research. According to this research, increasing demand for UHD 4K video content and surging sales of compatible 4K TVs and display devices are expected to positively shape the ultra high definition...
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    Connected TV product innovations at TV Connect 2016

    A new multiscreen analytics tool, which tracks consumer behaviour on set-top boxes (STBs) and multiscreen devices, has been launched by Genius Digital during the TV Connect 2016 show. This tool can be integrated directly into the company’s existing Insight platform. The launch follows a recent partnership announcement with Astro, a leading Malaysian media broadcaster.  ...
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    Q&A with Netgem

    We chat exclusively with Sylvain Thevenot, Managing Director at Netgem.  1. How many years have Netgem been attending TV connect?  Netgem has been part of TV Connect from the very beginning. It’s interesting, when TV Connect started, the positioning of Netgem was already a leader in Connected TV – I think it became connected entertainment which...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Delivering OTT and HbbTV front-end applications reliably and quickly

    Mautilus CTO, Petr Mazanec guest blogs for us ahead of TV Connect 2016.  First, let’s consider what are the four most common customers’ requirements when front-end application development is being discussed: Keeping up with a tight schedule. In OTT business, everything is done at the last moment, so if we are lucky we have to…

  • Single millenials most likely to access SVOD

    While subscription VOD (SVOD) is used by 66% of millenials aged 18-34, it’s most used by single independents (78%) and least used by those who are starting a family (58%) according to recent research by Nielsen. Nielsen’s Total Audience Report for Q4 2015 found that ‘on their own’ single millenials averaging 27 years of age…

  • Analyst report: Reed Hastings and the ‘end of broadcasting’

    Well he would say that, wouldn’t he? By ‘he’  we mean Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and by ‘that’ his recent proclamation/prophecy that traditional broadcasting was the horse to OTT’s car, and will have become similarly obsolete (Wild Bunch-style) by 2030.   Certainly it sounded a bit of a bold statement. IP&TV News turned to Tom Cheesewright (Applied…

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?