Connected TVs

BBC reports record-breaking 2014 for iPlayer

The BBC reported a record-breaking 3.5 billion TV and radio programme requests on the iPlayer in 2014, with mobile and tablet traffic driving much of the growth.  Traffic to the online catch-up service broke down to 2.6 billion TV requests and more than 860 million radio requests across all devices, according to official BBC stats, […]

Connected TV device numbers to reach 204 million by 2017

There will be 204 million connected TV devices capable of delivering apps to viewers by 2017, more than twice the projected number of US internet households, according to NPD research. NPD’s Connected Home Forecast expects ownership of connected TV devices – including video game consoles, streaming media players, Blu-ray disc players, and TVs – to […]

OTT video watched by 75% of young adults with connected TVs

More young people with connected TVs watch OTT video than they do content from a pay TV provider, according to a new report by NPD Group.  The new Connected Intelligence Applications and Convergence report said that 75% of 18 to 34 year-olds use their connected TV – or the devices connecting their TV to the […]

Opera takes latest step into connected TV world with AdMarvel

Opera Software has taken its latest step into developing new products for smart TVs by launching AdMarvel for Connected TVs. AdMarvel for Connected TVs is designed to provide publishers and advertisers with an ad-serving platform combined with ad exchange, ad serving and ad management functionality on connected TVs. The launch of the new platform is […]