With increased competition the distinct advantages enjoyed by OTT providers in the battle for audience attention are wearing a bit thin. Now they must innovate to thrive.
More video providers are embracing download-to-go applications. Here’s why.
Sports advertising, like many other ad sectors, has to tackle the high level of boredom that audiences show for brands, but a new breed of innovative campaigns are targeting fans in fresh ways.
BBC Studios Chief Executive Tim Davie, Discovery Networks International President and Chief Executive Jean-Briac ‘JB’ Perrette and YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan are to deliver keynotes at the IBC2018 Conference.
Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas: IBC365 is joined by a panel of industry experts to review what went on, what was hot, and what happened at the NAB 2018 conference and show floor.
From AI to M&A, Dick Hobbs picks his way through the marketing buzz to predict what visitors might be talking about at NAB 2018.
Ericsson Head of Head of Portfolio Marketing for Europe and Latin America Kris Hardiman on Ericsson’s role in the broadcast sector, changing consumer viewing habits and the impact of 5G.
Whistle Sports Network Managing Director Jeff Nathenson on how social media has changed the consumption of sports with fandom extending beyond live matches.
EE Head of Media and Entertainment Technology Matt Stagg on the use of premium content by telcos and the ways in which 5G will shape production and delivery.
Red looks likely to make a full-scale launch of its Hydrogen phone in the summer, but a picture of what the handset will be capable of is starting to emerge.
A new codec designed for delivering OTT content that is backed by the likes of Amazon, Netflix and Google, threatens to challenge the dominance of HEVC.
Senior executives from BT and iFlix hailed the power of content to transform “transactional” brands and create an emotional connection with customers.
Nokia, Ericsson, Huawei and Cisco are among the many manufacturers to announce major deployments and advances for 5G at Mobile World Congress.
The way we shoot and deliver TV and film may have changed, but despite the constant cycle of change, cinema and TV is still in good health, says John Maxwell Hobbs.
5G and its associated use cases are expected to take centre stage in Barcelona, while discussions will also turn to the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to overhaul network management and customer service.
In 2018 in western economies there is an estimated $1 trillion of private funds looking for a home, and much of that money is looking for a berth in media technology companies.
The first-stage announcement about the 2018 English Premier League auction for TV rights this week underlined the end of an era: the days of hyperinflation for EPL rights are over, at least for now.
This annual report explores inside notes on digital viewing, consumer shifts and more.
IBC365 and a panel of Mobile World Congress attendees comment on the trends and talking points from this year’s Mobile World Congress, examining what the latest trends in mobile handsets, 5G, IoT and the role of telcos use of content mean for the media and entertainment industry.
Sport has helped to boost subscribers and revenue, but broadcasters must contend with viewers’ demands for a greater range of content on an increasing array of platforms and devices, writes Liz McParland.
Red’s announcement that it would launch a phone with a holographic display early next year prompted many questions about the technology.
Mobile TV has been a topic of conversation in both the mobile and broadcasts arenas for years. Now, there is real progress in this area.
This research paper explores the results of a survey of over 21,000 consumers in 42 countries, asking how video is consumed and the quality of the experience.
IBC2017: Ignoring the opportunities and flexibility of mobile could mean that broadcasters risk signing their own death warrant. This was the message from IBC’s ‘Live is Dead: Long live Live’ session, where the panellists were unanimous in urging broadcasters, not just in news, but right across the entertainment spectrum, to ...
In entertainment at least, broadcasters and social media networks are more friends than foes as they harness social media to innovate new content and increase ratings.
This ”State of the Web” whitepaper from Bitmovin explores Digital Rights Management systems and supported devices in 2017.
UK is reported to have the fastest mobile connectivity worldwide according to the Akamai ’State of the Internet’ report for the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.
TV viewers watch an average of 170 minutes of TV per day compared to 140 minutes spent browsing the internet.
In recent years, the proliferation of highly capable smartphones means many more people are now interested in watching video on their mobile phones, and there is therefore a corresponding increase in the amount of content available for such devices, both as short- form clips as well as long-form programmes and ...
South American broadcasting is facing similar disruptions to the global market, but the challenges have a local flavour.
In the future of media (TV, radio, online content, games etc.), two trends seem inescapable - a sustained increase in data usage and much greater consumption of video on mobile and portable devices.
Despite media coverage to the contrary Google does not believe TV is dead. It is, however, facing its biggest disruption yet - the mobile revolution, which in turn has led to an increase in video consumption.
Janet Snowdon, Director Media and Entertainment Industry Solutions at IBM, highlights a number of key challenges facing the industry as consumers look for more ways to engage with content.
There has never been more content available and consumed then there is today. The huge popularity of media is not new.
Coexistence between LTE and DTT – practical experience following the clearance and relicensing of 800 MHz spectrum in the UK
An interference mitigation programme is underway in the UK and this has led to an improved understanding of real-world TV reception and interference prediction and mitigation.
The Third Generation Partnership (3GPP) project since its creation in December 1998 has a long history in enabling mobile communication and had included enablers for media streaming and distribution in its very early roadmap.
The mobile communications sector is characterized by an exponentially increasing traffic demand for high quality mobile multimedia services, a significant portion of which identifiable with linear Television (TV) and scheduled broadcast (point-to-multipoint) distribution.