Andrew Fenn


Spain’s Pay TV Subscriptions Grew Over 10% Year-on-Year in 2018 Q1

by Andrew Fenn

Pay TV is significantly growing in Spain, with over 6.7 million subscribers in the first quarter of 2018, up from 6.09 million last year, representing growth of 10.4% year-on-year, according to CNMC, as reported …

Tags:FTA (Free to Air)| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Spain| TV Viewing| Vol 25 - Issue 41

30% of French Internet Users Subscribe to an SVoD Service

by Andrew Fenn

30% of French online users aged six years and older used an SVoD service during the past 12 months, 10% higher than in December 2017, according to Médiamétrie. This means that an estimated 13.6 …

Tags:France| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| SVOD| Vol 25 - Issue 41

M7 Extends Belgium Smart TV App Launch to LG Customers

by Andrew Fenn

Following the launch of its app for Samsung smart TV owners in Belgium, M7 Group has announced that the app is also now available for LG sets. Owners of LG smart TVs with webOS …

Tags:Belgium| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| Smart TV| Vol 23 - Issue 51

Blippar CEO to Present Opening Address at ISE 2019

by Andrew Fenn

Integrated Systems Europe has announced that Ambarish Mitra, the co-founder and CEO of augmented reality technology company Blippar, will present the opening address at ISE 2019 on February 4th 2019, discussing how AR and …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 41

iFixit Confirms Google Pixel 3 XL Features Samsung AMOLED

by Andrew Fenn

iFixit’s teardown of the new Pixel 3 XL smartphone from Google revealed a Samsung AMOLED display. Google has historically used LG for its OLED display technology, though as iFixit rightly points out, the presence …

Tags:Google| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Samsung| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Grass Valley UHD RF Camera Heads Chosen by Euro Media Group

by Andrew Fenn

Ultra HD and HDR RF camera heads from Grass Valley have been selected by audiovisual solution provider Euro Media Group (EMG) for the capture of live sports and events around the globe. EMG says …

Tags:4k| Cameras| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Media Facade Lighting Chosen for China’s Gang Cheng Plaza

by Andrew Fenn

Digital lighting company Media Facade has embellished the new Gang Cheng Plaza in China’s Shandong Province with 6,000 metres of its M1 linear strip-lighting, as well as 4,000 of its C89 pixel lights. The …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LED| Outdoor Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Samsung and LG Benefit from Growing OLED Demand in China

by Andrew Fenn

LG and Samsung are benefitting from increased demand for OLED panels from device makers in China, according to new data from IHS Markit, as reported by Business Korea. Huawei’s shipments of smartphones with OLED …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| OLEDs| Samsung Display| Small Medium Panel Supply| Vol 25 - Issue 41

BOE Overtakes LGD’s Large-Size LCD Unit Shipments in 2018 Q3

by Andrew Fenn

Pulse News of Korea has reported new data from IHS Markit, revealing that LG Display is facing fierce competition from China’s BOE in the battle to lead the global large-size LCD panel market. During …

Tags:IHS Markit| Large Display Monitor| Large LCD Supply| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Samsung Launches Refreshed Odyssey+ HMD for Windows MR

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung has released its Odyssey+ head-mounted display, which features enhanced “anti-screen-door-effect” display technology. The new device features the same dual 3.5″ AMOLED displays with a resolution of 1,440 × 1,600 per eye but increases …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Google Play Movies to Offer Ultra HD Upgrades for Free?

by Andrew Fenn

A string of code found within the latest version of the Google Play Movies app suggests that Google may soon be following in Apple’s footsteps by allowing customers to upgrade their HD movies to …

Tags:4k| Google| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Federal Court of Australia Approves JCDecaux/APN Outdoor Merger

by Andrew Fenn

The Federal Court of Australia has approved JCDecaux’s takeover of digital-out-of-home media company APN Outdoor. Following a meeting with shareholders on October 15th, shares in the company ceased trading on the 18th and the …

Tags:JCDecaux| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Vol 25 - Issue 41