TV Reception


IHS Markit Presented its Analysis of the Telco Video Business at IBC

by Alan Spencer

At Amsterdam’s annual International Broadcasting Convention tradeshow, IHS Markit presented its analysis on the evolution of the telco video business. As part of the presentation, 50 leading telco video groups were identified by subscription …

Tags:IBC 2017| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Pay TV| Telecomms| TV Reception| Vol 24 - Issue 37

IFA Celebrates 50 Years of Colour TV

by Bob Raikes

In an article about the fiftieth anniversary of the start of colour TV transmissions in Germany, which started on 25th August 1967, the GfU said that there were 28 models on the market from …

Tags:Back Panel| Germany| IFA 2017| Large Display Monitor| TV Reception| Vol 24 - Issue 31

Portugese Pay TV Still Growing

by Bob Raikes

The Portugese Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM) authority said that at the end of Q3, the number of Pay TV subscribers had increased to 3.639 million, up 44,000 on Q2 and 159,000 up on …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Portugal| TV Reception| Vol 23 - Issue 50

Fibre Helps Portuguese Pay-TV to Grow

by Yvette Raikes

The National Communications Authority (Anacom) reported that the number of pay-TV subscribers in Portugal rose 4.7% YoY to 3.6 million. The increase was partly due to the rise in fibre-optic users to 205,000 (25.7% …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Portugal| TV Reception| Vol 23 - Issue 38

Multimedia Gains TV Subscribers in Q216

by Isaac Oburu

Multimedia Polska, a Polish cable operator ended Q2″16 with 839,000 video RGUs and the broadband RGU figure was 529,000. 393,200 Multimedia customers opted for single pay, 309,600 for double play and a further 128,700 …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Poland| TV Reception| Vol 23 - Issue 34

25% of US Homes Are Cable-Free

by Tom Allen

As many as 25% of US TV households do not own a cable or satellite subscription, according to GfK. Households with a resident between 18 and 34 are most likely to have cut the …

Tags:Broadcast| Cable| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| Satellite| TV Reception| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 28

OTT to Soar in Europe

by Tom Allen

OTT TV TV and video revenues will more than double in Western Europe between 2015 and 2021 – but growth rates will vary dramatically by country, says Digital TV Research (DTVR). “OTT adoption is …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| TV Reception| TV Viewing| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Proximus and Scarlet Grow Customer Base

by Isaac Oburu

Belgium’s Proximus’ has recorded TV subscriber growth, with both the Proximus and Scarlet brands increasing their customer base. The Consumer Business Unit ended 2015 with a total TV customer base of 1.7 million, up …

Tags:Belgium| Large Display Monitor| TV Reception| Vol 23 - Issue 08

HBO Now has 800,000 Subscribers

by Isaac Oburu

Richard Plepler, HBO CEO, has said that thee HBO Noww streaming service has 800,000 paying subscribers.

Tags:HBO| Large Display Monitor| TV Reception| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 05

Freesat Enjoys Market Growth

by Isaac Oburu

Freesat has announced that it added an additional 36,000 homes to its service in Q4’15. The company’s satellite TV service has added a total of 61,000 homes throughout 2015, bringing its total to 1.93 …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Satellite| TV Reception| Vol 23 - Issue 05

Vodafone Enjoys Q4 Growth

by Isaac Oburu

Vodafone has announced that it had 9.4 million TV customers at the end of the year, up from 9.2 million at the end of September. Integrated TV bundles such as Vodafone Red (Germany) and …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| TV Reception| Vodafone| Vol 23 - Issue 05

Charter Grows in 4Q 2015

by Isaac Oburu

Charter in the US has announced an increase in video subscribers for Q4’15 and 2015 as a whole. According to Charter, video customers increased by 29,000 in the fourth quarter of 2015, compared with …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| TV Reception| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 05