Monthly Archives: April 2012

21% US households have Connected TVs

The game console is the most used device (80%), followed by Internet TVs (27%), standalone Blu-ray players (24%), and smart set-top boxes (13%). Advertisements

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70% use second screen while watching TV

A survey by UK specialist lawyers Wiggin reports that 70 per cent of respondents said that they watch TV while browsing the Internet or using another device.

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BBC will show 33 hours of Olympics per day

A total of 765 BBC staff will cover the London Olympics, BBC executive Roger Mosey has revealed.

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Connected TV owners receptive to interactive advertising

A survey carried out for digital entertainment solutions specialist Rovi has revealed a high consumer engagement with brands advertising on connected TVs in the UK

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A start-up speeds multi-screen switch

Nimble TV is introducing a way to move a whole subscription’s worth of TV onto the Web, with or without the subscription company’s permission.

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Spain to privatise regional TV

In an attempt to tackle the public deficit, the Spanish government has passed a bill to allow Regional Administrations to sell or privatise their Regional public broadcasters.

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W Europe digital TV conversion slows

Western Europe will not reach full digital TV penetration until 2017, despite penetration being as high as 85 per cent by end-2011.

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