Monday, December 14, 2015

IP&TV -- Connected TVs drive explosion in TV Everywhere use

23% of all TV Everywhere authentications now take place on a connected TV device, representing 130% YoY growth, according to the new Digital Video Benchmark report by Adobe Digital.

Friday, December 11, 2015

IHD -- U.S 4K TV Penetration To Hit 35 Percent in 2019

U.S. penetration rate will exceed the penetration rates of all other major countries in 2019, according to research firm IHD, which cited America’s “comparatively strong economy and consumer penchant for large-screen TVs.”

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 -- Apple suspends TV service plans

Apple has reportedly suspended plans to launch a live, over-the-top TV service after struggling to agree terms with media partners.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 -- Harmonic to Acquire Thomson Video Networks

The combination of Harmonic and TVN will set the bar for video innovation globally. The combined product portfolios, R&D teams and global sales and service personnel would allow Harmonic to accelerate innovation for its customers while leveraging greater scale to drive operational efficiencies. At a time of great change for video content and service providers, the proposed transaction would improve Harmonic's position as an exceptionally reliable source of innovative video technology that enables delivery and monetization of amazing new video experiences for the consumer.