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2008-11-06 09:00:19

The market for mobile video infrastructure will experience rapid growth rates over the next several years in spite of the economy, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). There are many ways to deliver video content to mobile devices; some of these require mobile video-specific infrastructure, such as broadcast out-of-band video services and cellular in-band video services, the high-tech market research firm says. Others, like Internet access and digital terrestrial broadcast TV, utilize...

2008-10-23 09:00:17

The boundary lines between the TV, PC, and mobile screens are blurring with increased broadband and 3G penetration, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). Service providers are being challenged from all sides for control over the consumer and the content they consume, the high-tech market research firm says. The challenge for network service providers is how to add value in the connected lifestyle. "One answer is the introduction of multi-screen video services," says Keith Nissen,...

2008-10-16 09:00:17

Broadband services continue to be in high demand, attracting millions of new subscribers worldwide each month, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). Over the past 12 months, approximately 80 million new broadband subscribers signed up for high-speed access to the Internet, the high-tech market research firm says. In terms of broadband access technologies, digital subscriber line (DSL) technologies continue to serve the greatest number of broadband subscribers worldwide, accounting for 55%...

2008-10-15 09:00:16

The entry of a broad range of new mobile devices able to display video will have a profound effect on the mobile video market, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). The reach of new device choices will provide more markets for mobile operators, mobile broadcasters, advertisers and other content owners, the high-tech market research firm says. "Even though cellphones and smartphones will remain the predominant method of viewing mobile video, over 160 million other devices that provide...

2008-10-06 09:00:20

Because of its large installed base in mobile PCs and home networks, flexibility, and mature ecosystem, Wi-Fi is a valued, "Swiss army knife" technology for the consumer electronic (CE) market reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). According to research from the high-tech market research firm, "Digital TV will be the second largest category of CE stationary devices shipping with Wi-Fi," says Victoria Fodale, In-Stat analyst. "The sheer volume of digital TV shipments will make it a...

2008-08-27 09:00:56

Cable telephony subscriber growth continues to be strong, with almost 8 million new subscribers added around the world over the past 12 months, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). Growth in North America has been particularly strong, as cable operators near the end of their transition to voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP)-enabled network architectures, the high-tech market research firm says. "Current priorities for cable telephony service providers are expanding the availability of...

2008-08-26 09:00:45

Driven by the still rising number of broadband subscribers, the desire to share bandwidth, residential gateway use by telecom broadband providers, and increases in Asia/Pacific, the worldwide installed base of home networks is expected to break the 200 million mark by the end of 2008. Compared to previous years, the growth of the total market for broadband and network customer premises equipment (CPE) is slowing, but is expected to remain positive through at least 2012 as technological...

2008-08-13 12:00:33

The worldwide online video market is experiencing dramatic growth, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). Worldwide online video revenue is expected to eclipse US$4.5 billion by 2012, up from $1.2 billion in 2008, the high-tech market research firm says. Purchased/rented videos are expected to offer the most robust growth for online video in the near term, in large part due to an increase in subscription services such as Netflix, which charges a flat monthly fee to deliver an optimal...

2008-07-15 09:00:39

Recent efforts by Apple (the iPhone) and Google (Android) to reshape the wireless industry have created a groundswell of support that will ultimately help mobile operators and handset vendors, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). The current telco-centered approach to developing Internet mobile applications has created an ecosystem for application developers that is complex, fragmented, difficult to enter, and offers a high risk of failure, the high-tech market research firm says. "The...

2008-06-30 09:02:35

Social networking is an integral part of the Internet and will not be going away, however, after 13 years in the United States, revenue generation is not what it was once predicted to become, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). The answer is to find different models -- innovative methods -- to capitalize on the wealth of data social networking sites collect, the high-tech market research firm says. Affiliate advertising, the selling of virtual goods, micropayments, social network site...


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