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Apple Expands Self-Repair Programme to Europe

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Apple has extended its ‘self-repair’ programme for iPhones and Macs to the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Sweden, and Poland. New countries were added to the dropdown on Apple’s special …

Tags:Apple| Europe| Right to Repair| warranty

DVB-T2 to ensure longevity of European DTT industry

by Bob Raikes

What They Say RapidTV News reported from Dataxis on the use of DTT in Europe for TV consumption and said that 30% of European homes (91 million households) still rely just on FTA channels …

Tags:Europe| FTA (Free to Air)| Satellite| Terrestrial (DTT)

Study: ‘No change in European UHF spectrum allocation’

by Bob Raikes

What They Say AdvancedTV reports that the European Commission has agreed with the EBU that the way that UHF spectrum is allocated in Europe should not be changed. Although there are a wide range …

Tags:Broadcast| EBU| Europe| Terrestrial (DTT)

Survey: 86% Europeans will watch World Cup at home on TVs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Quoting a survey commissioned by TCL in five countries of Europe (UK, France, Germany, Poland and Spain), on TV and the World Cup, Advanced Television reported that  61% will follow the …

Tags:Europe| Market Data| Sports and Stadiums| TCL| TV Viewing

TV shipments will hold up against recession

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Broadband TV News reported a talk by Paul Gray of Omdia at the HbbTV Symposium in Prague in which he forecast that 2023 would be a quiet year with a weak start …

Tags:Europe| Forecasts| TV Set Market

TCL Market Update on TV in Europe

by Bob Raikes

TCL’s Marek Maciejewski shared with us a link to a large number of TCL’s TV and audio training videos and I was especially interested to hear what is going on in the European TV …

Tags:Europe| Market Data| TCL| TV Set Market

Links Week Starting 17th October 2022

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 first part of this week. For the next couple of weeks, we …

Tags:Acer| Desktop Monitors| Europe| | Game Playing| Market Data| OLED & QD-OLED Monitors| OLED Monitors| OLED Notebooks| Power Consumption| Samsung| Testing| ViewSonic| Virtual Reality

EU Corrects Power Calculation Equation

by Bob Raikes

 What They Say In the discussions on the website about the issue of power consumption and 8K TVs, I found the regulations very confusing as the equation for calculation didn’t seem to make sense …

Tags:Europe| Power Consumption

New 8K TVs Illegal from 2023 in the EU?

by Bob Raikes

The 8K Association has issued a ‘call for action’ over new TV energy consumption regulations that are due to be implemented in the EU in March and which could mean that new 8K sets …

Tags:DigitalEurope| Environment| Europe| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

8KA Breaks Silence on EU Energy Issues

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The 8K Association has broken silence on a topic that was the subject of a number of discussions at IFA, and that is the EU’s energy regulations from March 2023 onward. …

Tags:Europe| Power Consumption| Super Hi-Vision (8K)