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  • [New] The multi-year agreement will provide Fuse Media with access to Comscore TV, an audience measurement service, and provide measurement for the linear Fuse channel in the US. Research Live
  • [New] Only 11% of young viewers 18-34 in 2021 are going to live TV channels from cable, satellite, or telco services after turning on their TV sets - down from 14% in 2020 and 21% in 2019. Media Post
  • [New] TalkTV would go on air early 2022 and be available as a stream for smart TVs and as a traditional TV channel, with the company intending to spend the substantial amount required to secure slots on Freeview, Freesat, Virgin Media and Sky. The Guardian
  • [New] River OS will be available on LG smart TVs in India by the end of 2021, and in the US and elsewhere in 2022. VideoWeek
  • [New] Connected TV penetration rates in the US rose to an all-time high in 2021 with Strategy Analytics predicting that Smart TVs will be in 90% of North American homes by 2024. Ad News
  • [New] A more ambitious move into the smart TV arena by Amazon would mark an obvious threat to a wide range of players already entrenched in that market. Light Reading
  • People who own Echo speakers will get some extra benefit with Amazon's TVs, which can wireless link to Echo speakers for better audio. MobileSyrup
  • In the coming years, smart TVs are predicted to place a greater emphasis on experience design. Yankee Research Group
  • The majority of TVs offer some form of smart TV operating system but for some users, they will still prefer to stick with a separate streaming device such as a Roku stick, Amazon Fire TV Stick or Apple TV. Digital Trends
  • A new study from Digital TV Research projects that the number of SVOD subscriptions in the U.S. for services delivering movies, linear channels and TV episodes will hit 450 million in 2026, a 33% increase from the end of 2021. TVUSA
  • Amazon TV sales are usually every bit as good or even better than Walmart TV deals and Best Buy TV deals, and it's not uncommon to see the exact same bargains that you will find in big-box stores also just a mouse-click away on Amazon. nativenewspost
  • Streaming video is growing rapidly and continues to take a bite out of traditional pay-TV services, which could lose another 25 million subscribers by 2025. OTTVerse
  • No matter what kind of content you are streaming, the LG Wireless Soundbar will put its AI Sound Pro into action to rapidly analyse the type of sound and optimise it so you get the best music, film or TV experience. Yahoo News
  • What is more obvious is that TV will continue to rule, and that fans of tons of teams will need to buy streaming services and something like cable or YouTube TV to watch their teams. Slate
  • ESL teachers working in most urban areas of Mexico will have access to many of the modern technologies they have at home, such as DSL Internet, digital television, cell phone service, DVD rentals, and other services.
  • By simplifying the way people are able to play games, telco operators in emerging markets could end up being the unexpected accelerators of the global cloud gaming market.
  • By 2026, there will be 15.06 million paying SVOD subscribers in Africa, three times the 5.11 million expected at the end of 2021, Digital TV Research projects. TVMEA
  • Streaming platforms will have to invest at least 4% of their income, or at least €4 million, in movies, TV series and documentaries in the Portuguese language, a measure that will apply from 2022. IAB
  • In terms of mirroring content from your phone, Android owners will find it much easier to connect to both the Chromecast with Google TV and the Fire TV Stick. T3
  • The global digital out-of-home (OOH) market is expected to reach $35 billion by the year 2027, with the U.S., China, Canada, Japan, Korea, and Europe leading the way. The Trade Desk
  • The global television and radio broadcasting market is expected to grow from $317.05 billion in 2020 to $34.81 billion in 2021 with a compound annual growth rate of 9.7%. Illinois News Today

Last updated: 19 September 2021