Digital TV Europe

DTVE in conversation with Anvato on OTT: The Next Phase

At ANGA COM on June 8, attendees are invited to a special event featuring Matt Smith, chief evangelist at online video provider and specialist in live streaming, OTT monetisation and live-to-VoD workflows Anvato, in conversation with Digital TV Europe editor Stuart Thomson. This free event, OTT TV – the Next Phase, to be held in […]

IPTV overtakes satellite in Asia-Pacific

The number of paying IPTV subscribers has overtaken the number of satellite TV customers in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report by Digital TV Research. According to the fifth Digital TV Asia Pacific Forecasts report, the region’s IPTV total will reach 123.5 million by 2021, with China accounting for 78.4 million of those. Digital […]

DTVE Survey: global OTT, mobile connectivity and convergence to have biggest impact on video business

The launch of new globally-distributed online video services by companies including Apple and Google, the expansion of mobile connectivity and bandwidth globally, and the development of converged offerings by large services providers are the trends likely to have the biggest impact on the digital video business over the next two years, according to the Digital TV Europe […]

Content Innovation Awards: the shortlist

Digital TV Europe and TBI have unveiled the short-list for the first Content Innovation Awards, the latest addition to delegates’ diaries at MIPCOM in October. The event, which Digital TV Europe is hosting in partnership with our sister title, TBI on the eve of the Cannes show this year, will celebrate the most impressive innovations in […]

Report: operators looking to cloud to deliver web-like user experience

TV operators want to use cloud TV technology to improve the user experience to match that increasingly offered by OTT providers, and to make their own operations work more efficiently, but are more less enthusiastic about opening up their pay TV platforms to the wider world of web video, according to Digital TV Europe’s report, […]

Plenty of growth left in US SVoD

Despite the rapid uptake of Netflix and Amazon in the US there will be a steep rise in the number of SVOD and OTT customers in North America in the next five years and a big uptick in the revenues generated by these services, according to new research. Digital TV Research says that the 50.6 […]

Tricolor tipped to become Europe’s second largest pay TV operator

Russia’s Tricolor is set to overtake BSkyB to become the second largest pay TV operator by 2018  in terms of subscribers, according to a new study by Digital TV Research. Liberty Global is tipped to remain in the top spot, having extended its lead this year as Europe’s largest pay TV operator with the acquisition […]

Liberty sweeps Euro 50 awards

Liberty Global swept Digital TV Europe’s Euro 50 Awards, taking home three prizes last night, including gongs for Industry Leader and Technology Leader. At a gala dinner in London’s Meridien Piccadilly hotel at the close of the second day of Cable Congress, Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries – who recently oversaw Liberty’s US$23.3 billion (€17.2 […]

Video: DTVE Lifetime Achievement winner O’Neill honoured

Shane O’Neill, president of Chellomedia and chief strategy officer of Liberty Global, was last night awarded the Digital TV Europe Lifetime Achievement award. The award, which recognises the exceptional achievements of an individual who has contributed to the success of the pay TV or broadband industry over the course of their career, was awarded to […]