Saturday, September 19, 2015

Summer 2015 IPTV Trends (1)


Global Technological Trends
M&A Analysis - FTTH Growth Trend Sees Buyers Circling T-2 - AUG ...
Telecoms Insight (registration)
T-2 operates across the entire telecoms market, offering mobile, fixed voice, broadband and IPTV services, making it one of the larger players in Slovenia.

Report: Global growth forecast for broadcast and media tech industry
IPTV News
Sales and profitability across the broadcast and media (B&MT) sector continue to grow according to the latest IABM Industry Index released today. The positive ...


Global Smart TV Market 2015 Share, Scope, Trends and Forecast to ...
Digital Journal
This TV allows users to install and run advanced applications based on specific platforms, but should not be confused with an IPTV that only provides access to ...

TV content consumption drives mobile video traffic and 4K set viewing
CMO
Specialist IPTV systems integrator focusing on service providers and enterprises. CombiTel offers unmatched value to its clients based on its unique mix of skills ...


CAS market to reach $4.7bn by 2022
Advanced Television
With high adoption of advanced services such as HD television service, IPTV and others, North America is expected to hold its dominant position throughout the ...

Analyst: STB market contracts for first time in 12 years
Advanced Television
Unlike cable and IPTV, the majority of satellite operators are not Internet service providers, so they cannot virtualise traditional STB functionality, such as DVR, ...

Research and Markets: North American Residential Multichannel ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
In Canada, cable and satellite operators lost both subscribers and revenue in Q1 2015, compared to Q1 2014; while IPTV operators gained subscribers and ...

Futuresource predicts decline of DSLRs for pro video
IPTV News
According to Futuresource Consulting's Convergence in Pro Video report, European shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped by 41% ...
Internet fibre race down to the wire for telecoms as broadband ...
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
To date, telcos have remained competitive by bundling their broadband service with popular Internet protocol television (IPTV) offerings, says Barclays Capital ...

China's MIIT Announces H1 2015 Telecom Statistics | Marbridge ...
Marbridge Consulting
IPTV subscribers increased by 0.89 mln in June, bringing the total IPTV user base to 38.86 mln. Mobile internet subscribers saw a net increase of 35.21 mln in ...


Netflix Rules
New study asks: 'Why do streamers love Netflix?'
IPTV News
A new iModerate study of 2,500 US consumers has not only established Netflix as the resounding favourite among subscription video on demand services (a ...

Netflix international sub figures leap 57%
IPTV News
Internet TV giant Netflix is on track for 69.9 million subs by year-end, according to Digital TV Research's new Global OTT TV & Video Forecasts report.

Just 67% of Netflix users have pay-TV: 9% plan to cancel
IPTV News
Just 67% of Netflix subscribers still subscribe to a traditional pay-TV serive, whil 9% of these plan to cancel and another 16% are unsure if they will still have their ...
Industry Trend Analysis - Unique Local Content Key To OTT ...
Telecoms Insight (registration)
However, it is estimated that Netflix had 700,000 Dutch subscribers in Q414, a small proportion of the total 8.023mn IPTV, fibre, cable and satellite subscriptions.

The opposite of OTT? Event cinema revenue to hit $1bn
IPTV News
Event Cinema is defined as non-theatrical programming in cinemas enabled by the transition to digital projection technology, and covers everything from operas ...

Who Owns the Net
How the net was won: Inside the war with US cable
IPTV News
“If Comcast, AT&T and Verizon were actually so concerned with these connection and bandwidth issues…,”she scoffs, “…then the first thing they could do is ...

EU's net neutrality decision could destroy the Internet
UTV Ireland (blog)
This new higher-end offering would allow for dedicated connection speeds for data heavy traffic such as IPTV, which would operate independent from the rest of ...


Other International Trends
IPTV News
Uptake of SVOD services delivered over the Internet has skyrocketed in Australia with two million active subscriptions recorded at the end of June 2015, ...

Italy: mobile broadband drives telecom market growth as M and A ...
WhaTech
The segment is also suffering from the near-nonexistence of a triple-play market, given the lack of IPTV offerings and the dominance in pay-TV of DTH player Sky ...

Europe To Scrap Roaming Charges in 2017 | The Bitbag
Sentinel Republic
“While operators have the scope to prioritise certain types of traffic, such as IPTV, as a route to greater service innovation, there may be penalties for breaching ...

The Psychology of a Viewer
How to stop a binge: study shows viewing pitfalls
IPTV News
Binge viewing, it would seem, is a precarious pleasure – with 42% of viewers ready to abandon a series after just one negative experience, and more than half ...

Telecompaper (subscription)
... viewers as “Digital Enthusiasts”, subscribers to at least three digital TV services online on top of their traditional pay TV subscription via cable, satellite or IPTV.

Ofcom: only 50% of Millennial viewing via live TV
IPTV News
However, Ofcom asserts that public service broadcasters are well placed to take advantage of increased connectivity to engage with audiences in innovative ...

Miscellaneous 
World Screen
SINGAPORE: Singaporean IPTV platform Singtel TV has added 18 channels to its lineup, including the Discovery Networks Asia Pacific factual portfolio, ITV ...

Rostelecom expands fibre grids in Liski, Bekovo, Sakhzavod
Telecompaper (subscription)
It has provided GPON coverage to 173 residences there, supplying broadband at up to 200 Mbps and over 200 IPTV channels. The operator has also upgraded ...

EU: The end of roaming charges in June 2017
Balkans.com Business News
The rules will ensure that the quality of the open Internet access service will not be hampered by the provision of services such as IPTV or telemedicine which ...

NetRange adds ORF catch-up TV to smart TV portals
Broadband TV News
The ORF-TVthek is also available via PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet, on cable networks and on IPTV platforms such as UPC Austria, A1 TV, Liwest and Salzburg ...

Entry-level broadband packages now cheaper, faster speeds ...
The Rakyat Post
When contacted, Astro said: “We are currently working to enhance our IPTV offering, which includes review of broadband offering with our broadband service ...


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