North America


IT Product Sales Accelerated in Q1 2022 with 13.1% Growth Through Top-Tier Distribution in North America, According to IDC’s North America Weekly Distribution Tracker, Powered by GTDC

by Artem Alekseenko

Total IT product revenue reported by members of the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) approached $18.9 billion in the first quarter of 2022 (1Q22). The increase of 13.1% from a year ago was up …

Tags:Analytics & Tools| GTDC - Global Technology Distribution Council| IDC| North America

Exertis Swallows Up Almo

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DCC Technology, known by its trading name of Exertis, has bought Almo Corp of the USA which makes the firm the largest in the specialist Pro AV business in the US …

Tags:Distribution| North America| Pro AV

Behind the Screens: The Emerging Viewership Landscape

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has been building a business, run by Samsung Ads, to develop and exploit the huge installed base of Samsung SmartTVs and the firm has published, through DTV Europe, an interesting analysis of how …

Tags:AVOD| Europe| North America| Samsung| Streaming Video| SVOD| TV Viewing

North American OTT TV revenues to double

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Digital TV Research forecast that North American OTT TV revenues will continue to grow and will reach $94 billion in 2026, nearly double the $49 billion seen in 2020. $88 billion …

Tags:North America| OTT Video| SVOD

UltraHD Blu-ray Player Sales Decline Despite Pandemic Sheltering

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Despite the ‘cocooning’ that has meant more interest in home entertainment technology, UltraHD Blu-ray players continue to decline in volume sales in North America. along with other optical video formats. The …

Tags:Blu-ray| DVD| North America| UltraHD

Fast food chains order 40,000 digital screens

by Bob Raikes

What They Say AV Interactive reported that Statacache is installing up to 40,000 46″ outdoor digital menu boards for drive-through restaurants in the Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes locations in North America. As …

Tags:Digital Signage| North America| QSRs & Menu Boards

InFocus TVs Launches New 45” InFocus Roku TVs in North America

by Artem Alekseenko

InFocus TVs – a leader in affordable quality televisions – announced that it has debuted a new 45” FHD InFocus Roku TV. Offered in stores and online beginning this week, this newest offering from …

Tags:InFocus| North America| Roku

The Kudelski Group Files Patent Case Against Shaw

by Alan Spencer

The Kudelski Group has filed a patent infringement case against Shaw Communications in Canada. It is alleged that Shaw’s system infringes six Canadian patents owned by Nagravision, and OpenTV, both being subsidiaries of the …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Litigation| North America| Patents| Security| Vol 24 - Issue 09


Frontier using SES for Service Delivery of Ultra HD

by Alan Spencer

SES’s managed Ultra HD distribution platform is being used by Frontier Communications Corporation to test 4K Ultra HD content delivery. Frontier is using the platform to move to Ultra HD delivery for its subscribers …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| North America| Satellite| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 08