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  • Fiber Leads U. S. Broadband Growth

    by User Not Found | 4月 09, 2009
    AT&T and Verizon both posted strong broadband numbers in Q4 on the back of their rollout of fiber-based broadband services, according to Strategy Analytics’... ...
  • Cisco’s Consumer Strategy: Media Holds Key To Success

    by User Not Found | 4月 09, 2009
    Much of the commentary around Cisco’s push into consumer devices has focused on its wireless audio system, home media hub and, most recently, the newly acquired... ...
  • Strategy Analytics Announces Partnership with D. I. S. Consulting

    by User Not Found | 4月 07, 2009
    Strategy Analytics today announces a partnership with D. I. S. Consulting Corporation to offer industry research and advisory services in media technology, dist... ...
  • IPTV Operators Offer To Embrace OTT Content Providers

    by User Not Found | 3月 30, 2009
    Better late than never, I should summarise the main discussion points from last week’s IPTV World Forum in London. In general “IPTV” in the context of this even... ...
  • NDS Introduces InfiniteTV

    by User Not Found | 3月 30, 2009
    Personalised, targeted advertising is the big black hole in the IPTV world. Everyone talks about it, and technology demonstrations are plentiful, but few claim ... ...
  • OnLive: Is the world ready for cloud gaming?

    by User Not Found | 3月 25, 2009
    The buzz at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this week is focused on the new OnLive service to be launched in “winter 2009”. OnLive has been in development ... ...
  • Bundling Strategies Bring Turmoil To French TV Football

    by User Not Found | 3月 24, 2009
    The battle between French media and communications powerhouses Orange (France Telecom) and Vivendi is boiling up nicely, and French viewers are about to see the... ...
  • Note to Cisco: BBC’s innovations are no evidence of commercial success

    by User Not Found | 3月 23, 2009
    I just came off a call with Bob McIntyre, CTO of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Technology Group (formerly Scientific Atlanta). Bob was introducing Cisco’s appr... ...
  • Cisco/Flip Video: we liked it so much, we bought the company

    by User Not Found | 3月 19, 2009
    Cisco today announced its intention today to acquire Pure Digital Technologies, the makers of Flip Video camcorders, for more than $600m. Pure has sold more tha... ...
  • User-Generated Video: 4M French Users Lead The Way

    by User Not Found | 3月 06, 2009
    While Facebook, MySpace and Twitter grab the fast growth headlines in English-speaking markets, in France it is video sharing, rather than just blogging or mess... ...
  • ITV’s Online TV Growth Is Too Little, Too Late

    by User Not Found | 3月 04, 2009
    The terrible financial results reported today by ITV, the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, illustrate the collapse in traditional television advertising bus... ...
  • Pace Profits From Pay TV Growth

    by User Not Found | 3月 03, 2009
    Pace, the UK-based set-top box manufacturer and third largest in the world, announced its 2008 financial results today. The company’s revenues rose to a record... ...
  • Sony Restructures For Connected Media Device Revolution

    by User Not Found | 2月 27, 2009
    Sony announced a major restructuring today. This is a vital step forward for the company, which has tried for years to bring coherence and unified direction acr... ...
  • Xbox Live Adds NBC Universal To European Movie Service

    by User Not Found | 2月 25, 2009
    Microsoft has announced that NBC Universal will provide movies to its growing catalogue of titles available for download through the Xbox Live service in France... ...
  • Amazon Beats Apple iTunes As Preferred Download Store

    by User Not Found | 2月 24, 2009
    Apple’s iTunes is by far the dominant player today in digital downloads, not just for music but increasingly for video and other media. It’s widely accepted tha... ...
  • Bolt 3D Fails To Wow

    by User Not Found | 2月 23, 2009
    2009 is the year of 3D cinema, so I went along myself at the weekend to see one of the year’s first 3D blockbusters, Bolt.  I’m not trying to become a film revi... ...
  • HD Handsets Face Connectivity Hurdles

    by User Not Found | 2月 18, 2009
    So I came looking for mobile/home convergence, and found it, but the overall impression is that it’s not something that is a high priority for the mobile indust... ...
  • Zeemote Provides Vital Link In Mobile/Home Convergence

    by User Not Found | 2月 15, 2009
    I’m here in Barcelona for my first visit to the Mobile World Congress. I feel a bit like the black sheep on a farm built to rear white sheep, given that my inte... ...
  • Pioneer Completes Plasma Exit

    by User Not Found | 2月 12, 2009
    Pioneer’s plasma TV business is the latest casualty of the recession. The company announced today that it is ceasing TV development immediately, and will close ... ...
  • Wii-style Controllers Preferred for TV Browsers

    by User Not Found | 2月 11, 2009
    Another of my confessions about underestimating the impact of new technologies: when I first saw demonstrations of Nintendo’s motion-sensitive controllers at E3... ...

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