Covid, Inc. Supports the Future With 8K HDMI Cable

by Artem Alekseenko

Celebrating its 40th year as the premier industry-trusted connectivity supplier, Covid Inc. announced the latest HDMI cable to its vast portfolio, the EC-HD31 8K HDMI non-plenum cable. Backward compatible for 4K/60 4:4:4 resolutions, the …

Tags:Cable| HDMI| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

Comcast and Charter Combine to Battle Streamers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A joint venture between Comcast and Charter is intended to help the two US cable companies to better compete with dedicated streamers such as Roku, Google TV and Amazon’s Fire TV. …

Tags:Cable| OTT Video| Smart TV| Streaming Dongles| Streaming Video| SVOD| USA

Links Week Ending 29th October 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the second part of this week. Sixteen-nine’s Dave Haynes has a look a …

Tags:Apple| Cable| Infocomm 2021| iPhone| Pay TV| Samsung| sharp| Smartphones| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

Why Comcast is getting into the smart TV business

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We published a link last week to an article that reported that Comcast was planning to get into the SmartTV market in the US. The Protocol published an article that looked …

Tags:Cable| Comcast| Hisense| Smart TV| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

Watch, Watch, Watch Your Shows, Bingeing Through The Stream…

by Pete Putman

TiVo’s latest Video Trends Report was just released, covering the second quarter of 2021, and it’s full of interesting data about how, when, and where we in North America watch video content. A little …

Tags:Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Streaming Video| SVOD| USA

Broadcast TV: If It’s For Free, It’s For Me!

by Pete Putman

It’s been quite a few decades since I got my master’s degree in television and film at Syracuse University. I made many connections while there, but only one has survived four-plus decades, and that …

Tags:Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| FTA (Free to Air)| OTT Video| Streaming Video

Sky Deutschland to Chop More SD

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Sky Deutschland is switching more of its SD channels to be exclusively HD on its cable service on November 26th 2020. The HD channels are available at no extra charge. On …

Tags:Cable| Germany| Sky| TV Viewing