Advanced Television


Analyst: Satellite DTD market worth billions

Analysts at Quilty Space say they estimate the satellite direct-to-device (DTD) market holds the promise of burgeoning into a multibillion-dollar industry. “It comes as no surprise that in the race to equip unmodified smartphones with satellite connectivity, various players are jockeying for position. Who crosses the finish line first, or even who stays in the […]

June 5, 2023

Survey: 1 in 8 Brits trying to use phone less

This week marks Screen Free Week, and a YouGov survey finds that approximately one in eight Brits say they are trying to cut down on their mobile phone use. Four in ten Brits (41 per cent) say they use their phone too much, of whom three in ten (31 per cent) say they are currently […]

May 5, 2023

Study: 80% Brits satisfied with 5G performance

Green Smartphones, has published research in collaboration with OnePoll to find out what people in the UK really think about 5G. Has the 5G rollout been a huge disappointment, or is the technology meeting expectations? The company surveyed 1000 UK adults who reported using 5G to get online on their mobile phone. According to the […]

May 4, 2023

Report: Smartphone market stabilising

Kantar, the marketing data and analytics company, has released its latest Worldpanel ComTech Smartphone Operating System (OS) data. The study reveals signs of market stabilisation, whilst Apple continued to lead against Android-based competitors. Kantar’s Global OS study uncovers the following behaviours within the Global Smartphone market in Q1 2023: The global Smartphone market has shown […]

May 4, 2023

FCC proposes satellite-to-phone regulatory framework

The US Federal Communications Commission has proposed a new regulatory framework to facilitate innovative collaborations between satellite operators and wireless companies. These partnerships leverage the growth in space-based services to connect smartphone users in remote, unserved, and underserved areas. Numerous such collaborations have launched recently, and the FCC seeks to establish clear and transparent processes […]

March 17, 2023By Colin Mann

France: Smartphones account for 75% of online time

French Internet users spent two hours and eighteen minutes surfing the internet per day in 2022, and three in four (45 million) are doing it every day. This is 10 per cent more than in 2019. According to a study by Médiamétrie, 75 per cent of this time is spent on smartphones, ahead of online […]

February 21, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Report: Smartphone market shrinks 17% in Q4

Worldwide smartphone shipments fell 17 per cent year on year in Q4 2022 reports Canalys Research. Full-year 2022 shipments declined by 11 per cent to fewer than 1.2 billion, reflecting a challenging year for all vendors. Apple reclaimed the top spot in Q4 and achieved its highest quarterly market share ever at 25 per cent, […]

January 18, 2023

Report: 36% intend to purchase CE product this Xmas

The NPD Group has published its annual Holiday Purchase Intentions report findings and among consumer electronics (CE) categories purchase intent was highest for smartphones, headphones, tablets/e-readers, and smartwatches this holiday shopping season. More than one-third (36 per cent) of US consumers expect to purchase a consumer technology product this holiday, which is slightly down from […]

November 1, 2022

WaterBear Network partners with Fairphone, Ecologi

WaterBear Network, a free streaming platform dedicated to the future of our planet, has announced the launch of dedicated purpose-led content with brand partners across key sectors. The collaboration sees WaterBear Network partner with Fairphone and Ecologi to produce content reaching audiences in up to 194 countries through impact-led storytelling. The content partnerships tackle circularity […]

November 1, 2022

Forecast: 5G service revenue at $315bn in 2023

A study from Juniper Research has found that operator‑billed 5G service revenue will reach $315 billion (€320.7bn) in 2023; rising from $195 billion in 2022. This represents growth of over 60 per cent in a single year. The research predicts this increase in revenue will be driven by the accelerating migration of cellular subscriptions to […]

October 24, 2022