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New report to reveal on-demand and live-streamed TV viewing figures

Monday, July 27th 2015

The TV Player Report will provide official BARB (the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board) figures for on-demand and live-streamed content through online TV player apps such as BBC iPlayer and All...

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Half of UK sports fans admit watching matches while at work

Thursday, July 2nd 2015

The research, commissioned by NOW TV, found that 47.9% of people surveyed admitted to putting their work to one side to watch sport on a tablet or mobile device. More than a quarter (27%) admitted...

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EE adds to range of own-brand devices with new Harrier Tab

Tuesday, June 16th 2015

The Harrier Tab is available to buy in EE stores and online from today and uses the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. It features an eight-inch full HD screen and 8MP rear-facing and...

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Smartphones will be used by 70% of the world by 2020

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

Ericsson’s Mobility Report, published today, said that 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones by 2020, and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks. Smartphone...

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EE trial broadcasts FA Cup final coverage over 4G mobile network

Monday, June 1st 2015

The trial of what EE is calling ‘4G Broadcast’ saw multiple devices connected to one broadcast stream of live footage of the game – which saw Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0. Selected viewers...

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Tablets have become a 'must-have’ device for UK consumers

Thursday, May 28th 2015

The tablet has become a ‘must-have’ device in the five years since Apple launched the iPad in the UK in 2010, the communications regulator’s research suggests. The rise in popularity of...

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On demand viewing will not kill off broadcast TV schedules

Wednesday, May 13th 2015

Jecinta Noble, head of editorial at the Sky-owned streaming service, said scheduled broadcasting will not become redundant, because people will still enjoy ‘appointment’ shows like Game of...

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Smartphones and tablets help double the time people spend online

Monday, May 11th 2015

People are spending twice as much time online compared to 10 years ago, the regulator’s Media Use and Attitudes 2015 report found. The increasing take-up of tablets and smartphones is...

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Teens four times more likely to watch video on smartphones than tablets

Friday, May 8th 2015

The Global Digital Landscape report from consumer analysts Nielsen found that 59% of those in their mid teens to early 20s will choose to watch video programmes on smartphones instead of larger...

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UK adults will spend 2.5 hours a day on mobile devices in 2015

Thursday, April 16th 2015

The estimated time of 2 hours 26 minutes with mobile devices is up 27 minutes from 2014 and marks an almost fivefold increase from 2011, when it was just 31 minutes. The figure, part of...

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