Quarter of UK pay TV homes now take Netflix

In the UK, 25% of pay TV households now have a Netflix subscription as over-the-top services start come of age, according to FutureSource Consulting. The research firm’s latest ‘Living with Digital’ consumer research study claims that some 43% of pay TV households in the US now take Netflix, with almost 50% of HBO subscribers taking […]

Set-top market set for gradual decline, Cisco “good deal” for Technicolor

Global set-top box sales fell by 2% last year to 275 million units, highlighting minimal growth or cutbacks in emerging markets including Brazil, Russia, India and China, and will continue to fall gradually, highlighting the need for consolidation moves such as Technicolor’s recent deal with Cisco, according to Futuresource Consulting. The company predicts that shipments […]

4K TV set shipments jump 700% in 2014

Shipments of 4K TVs jumped by 699% year-on-year in 2014 to 11.6 million units, according to estimates by research firm Futuresource Consulting. The new research forecasts that by 2018, 100 million 4K sets will ship per annum, with 4K TV ownership to exceed 20% in leading markets. “Falling premiums and 4K in smaller screen sizes will […]