Tele Columbus extends HDTV promo period

German cable operator Tele Columbus has extended a three-month free HDTV offer until the end of June. The moves take the three-month free trial period up to the quarter final stage of the Euro 2016 football championship and applies across Tele Columbus, Primacom and Pepcom networks. Subscribers who sign up for the free period will […]

HDTV sets now in 81% of US homes

Some 81% of US households now have at least one high definition TV set, up from 46% of US households five years ago, according to Leichtman Research Group. The new research found that 52% of all US households have multiple HDTVs, compared to just 17% five years ago. Including non-HDTV households, 65% of all TV […]

Consumer interest in HDTVs and tablets slowing

The pace of growth in sales of video display devices including HDTVs and tablets could be set to slow down as the market matures, while consumers are becoming excited about new devices including wearable and smart home devices, according to a survey by Accenture. According to Accenture’s report, Engaging the Digital Consumer in the New […]

Volia extends HDTV services in western Ukraine

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has launched digital and HDTV services in the city of Ternopil in the western part of the country. The operator’s customers in the Ternopil area will now have access to over 150 digital channels, including 10 HD services including Nat Geo Wild HD, Travel Channel HD and Discovery HD Showcase. Ternopil […]

Europe sees record number of HD channel launches

Last year was a record year for HDTV channel launches in Europe, driven by adult, documentary and lifestyle channels, according to new stats by IHS. The research firm said that there were 205 HDTV channel launches in 2012, a 53% increase on the previous high of 134 in 2011. At the end of the year, […]