Has YouTube accelerated the death of TV with paid channels?
The rise of on-demand content and inevitable death of linear scheduled broadcasting has perhaps been pushed forward as YouTube announces monthly paid channels.
Google’s “Fiber TV” app is now available on iPad
TelecomsTech has previously reported about Google’s “Fiber” initiative, bringing high-speed broadband and TV packages to select areas of Kansas City. As part of the TV service a mobile app had been released on Android – and now a similar app has just been unleashed on the iPad.
Nielsen finally introduces metrics for online TV
Most TV viewers have likely heard of Nielsen at some stage. If you haven’t, they are generally the organisation which offers industry-standard ratings to measure viewership. Up until now these ratings have been becoming more and more irrelevant as audiences move online.
Analysing the impact of Netflix’s “Long Term View” plan
Already a favourite service in many households, Netflix has become an indispensable service for on-demand entertainment consumption. With successful ventures into original programming, where do they expand from here?
Will rumoured new Samsung Smart TV change the game?
Samsung is set to showcase its new Smart TV design at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 show in Las Vegas on January 8-11, with the rumour mill going into overdrive as to what features it will contain.
Does ReVuln research show security worries for Smart TVs?
A video posted by Malta-based security firm ReVuln has shown potential security weaknesses in an unspecified Samsung Smart TV.
How will the Smart TV experience evolve in 2013?
Michael Lantz is the CEO of Accedo, the global leader of Smart TV apps. Accedo has deployed more than 200 Smart TV apps on all major platforms. He delivers his predictions for connected TV for 2013.
Smart TV shipments increasing by 15% but NA lags behind
A report from NPD DisplaySearch has revealed that even though smart TV shipments have gone up by 15% worldwide, there’s a definite lag from North America.
Accedo and NDS team up for set-top box apps
Accedo, the Smart TV provider, has announced a partnership with NDS to enable pay-TV operators to launch their own app store, as well as potentially monetising apps.
Who wins and who loses in the video on-demand wars?
With pure-play on-demand video offerings now commercially viable, we see new companies appearing almost monthly and existing companies like Netflix launching in new territories. What are the dynamics of the future battleground in this growing market segment?