TiVo are planning a service to target TV adverts at the viewer. Sofa-dwelling viewers will be able to seek out product information on their TV.
Archive for November, 2005
Research reveals that 25-44 yr olds are the dominant downloaders reports JupiterResearch.
Like technological rabbits, Samsung’s offspring keep on appearing. The latest is a WiFi do it all.
New Google service will let customers yack to advertisers for nowt, all through a click.
Looks like things are heating up in TV/mobile convergence. 3G operator, 3 Italia, are buying a national TV broadcaster.
There’s no shock that the US TV networks are compaining about TiVo the customers download shows to portable players. NBC is the first one up.
Lawrence tells us that teenagers don’t like retro and he certainly can’t see the point of a carrying an ’80s Motorola Brick – even if it has been converted to work again.
European broadband adoption rapidly reaching saturation point – so say Datamonitor.
Key themes at the IPTV Asia Forum 2005 event will include;
Different roll out and launch strategies of Asian IPTV Operators
How Asian IPTV operators can clearly differentiate themselves from other pay TV operators
New partnerships between operator and content provider; what is the role of IPTV within existing digital TV strategies?
New business models emerging around IPTV services; bundling the triple play, what the consumer is prepared to pay for?
We’re current fans of MetroNet – they provide broadband to Digital-Lifestyles HQ. Today, we’ve learnt that they been bought by PlusNet in a £1.7m cash deal.