The use of Internet-ready devices like smartphones has seriously cut into American’s TV-watching time, new Nielsen data shows.
Subscription TV is led by direct-to-home (DTH) operators, which are delivering pay-TV to over 60% of the country’s subscriber base.
OTT service expansion continues apace, with the continued take-up of OTT communications services—such as Skype, Facebook Messenger and Facetime—compounded by the popularity of OTT video services.
It is estimated that there are 1.1 million homes (4.3% of all households) that have a broadband connection but don’t have a TV set.
Great video experiences will be determined more by the choices the consumer has made – what content, device, broadband speed, network, and ultimately why they are watching – than any industry standards body. Welcome to the customer-grade era.
Distributing IPTV service in the UAE is illegal and customers must also be vigilant against accessing such service.
The FCC intervention is the least needed thing for this market for sure.