Virtual Coins – what will this mean for the payments space?
Forget £, $, €, or the whole host of other international currencies, the new kid on the block is virtual currencies; which live on the web and in our virtual wallets.
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.
‘White space’ devices are on the way, says Ofcom
Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator of the United Kingdom, has called for a pilot of an innovative new batch of “white space” devices utilising gaps in the radio spectrum.
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?
OTT video revenue went up and up in 2012, says ABI
The traditional channels of television consumption continue to change, and the latest research from ABI offers more pointers in that regard as the over the top (OTT) video market hit $8bn in 2012. ABI Research, in its analysis, has also revealed that in the North America, Europe and Asia Pacific regions the year on year growth was in excess of 50%, and forecast that the market will go past $20bn by 2015.
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.
Foxtel brings IPTV service with Accedo app
Accedo, the Smart TV and IPTV enabler, has been in partnership with media group Foxtel to provide a Smart TV service to Australian customers.
The ups and downs of China.com
In the midst of economic downturn, the Internet is reveling in a mind-boggling boom in China: with huge numbers of customers that are the envy of online merchants and service providers around the world; and their spending keeps growing.