THE BIG SCREEN HAS AN UNDENIABLE CHARM FOR VIEWERS

14. 4. 2024 The numbers are clear. The undefeated queen of home entertainment is still television. Modern technology may be exciting, but it hasn't dethroned television. Why? Read our summary to find out what aces today's TV has up its sleeve.



HBBTV: BREATHING LIFE TO BROADCAST TV

1. 4. 2024 In today’s rapidly evolving world of television, viewers are no longer limited to passive consumption of content. They expect an interactive, personalized, and engaging experience that seamlessly blends traditional broadcast with the possibilities of the internet. This is where HbbTV, or “Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV”, comes into play. For broadcasters and operators, HbbTV gives a… Continue reading HBBTV: BREATHING LIFE TO BROADCAST TV



HBBTV ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES DATE OF HBBTV SYMPOSIUM AND AWARDS 2024

21. 3. 2024 The 12th HbbTV Symposium and Awards will take place on 14th-15th November, 2024 in London, UK. This was announced today by the HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes. The annual key… Continue reading HBBTV ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES DATE OF HBBTV SYMPOSIUM AND AWARDS 2024



U.S. TV HOUSEHOLD DATA REVEALS SHIFTING TRENDS IN HOW AUDIENCES ACCESS CONTENT

11. 3. 2024 With so much focus in the media industry on the changing TV landscape, it goes without saying that understanding audience behavior is critical. But advertisers, agencies and publishers need to know more than just what audiences are watching to best serve their clients. They need to understand as much about the audience as they can,… Continue reading U.S. TV HOUSEHOLD DATA REVEALS SHIFTING TRENDS IN HOW AUDIENCES ACCESS CONTENT



TELEVISION HAS A FUTURE AS A MEDIUM. NEW DATA DEBUNKS MYTHS ABOUT TV AND TV ADVERTISING

22. 2. 2024 TV’s effectiveness, huge reach to a wide audience and other benefits make it clear that advertising on tv makes much sense for brands even in the digital age. And it is time to deal vigorously with the myths about TV and TV advertising.



NPAW: VOD, LINEAR TV VIEWING INCREASED IN 2023 FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS

22. 2. 2024 Viewers worldwide viewed more on demand and linear TV than in the previous two years, according to NPAW’s 2023 Video Streaming Industry Report released this week. The amount of time the average user spends watching content per day increased globally in 2023 by 12% for VOD and 4% for Linear TV content. This pivot might… Continue reading NPAW: VOD, LINEAR TV VIEWING INCREASED IN 2023 FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS



HOW CONNECTED TV IS CHANGING THE GAME FOR ADVERTISING

31. 1. 2024 An increasing number of consumers are ditching their cable subscriptions in favor of more flexible and personalized viewing experiences. As of the most recent statistics, an incredible 88 percent of U.S. households own at least one internet-connected TV device, while the number of CTV users amounted to more than 110 million among gen Z and… Continue reading HOW CONNECTED TV IS CHANGING THE GAME FOR ADVERTISING



STUDY: AI CONTEXTUAL TARGETING BOOSTS CONSUMERS AD RECALL BY 4X

4. 1. 2024 Consumers pay 4X more attention to CTV ads when they are contextually targeted with AI according to a new AVCA study. A new study by Alliance for Video-Level Contextual Advertising (AVCA), an organization dedicated to funding research into the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for contextual advertising in streaming, found that consumers pay nearly 4X… Continue reading STUDY: AI CONTEXTUAL TARGETING BOOSTS CONSUMERS AD RECALL BY 4X



WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF THE TV EXPERIENCE GOING TO LOOK LIKE?

30. 12. 2023 Despite the rise of streaming services and CTV, traditional television is still prevalent. Television advertising has come a long way since the early days of broadcast, and today Connected TV (CTV) is a major player in the advertising landscape. With the rise of streaming services and internet-connected devices, CTV has become a popular medium for… Continue reading WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF THE TV EXPERIENCE GOING TO LOOK LIKE?



NEARLY TWO THIRDS OF TV HOMES STREAM VIDEO ON SMART TVS

11. 8. 2023 New Hub survey on changes in smart TV usage also found that music streaming is one of the more popular applications A new survey focusing on changes in smart TV usage has found some obvious trends—the use of smart TVs for video streaming continues to grow—as well as some less obvious developments—streaming music and audio… Continue reading NEARLY TWO THIRDS OF TV HOMES STREAM VIDEO ON SMART TVS



WARC: AD SPENDING ON CTV GROWING, BUT SLOWER THAN RETAIL MEDIA

10. 8. 2023 Connected TV, or CTV for short, is in a growth phase, as viewers and advertisers migrate from linear broadcast television. The channel is being hyped by media owners and ad tech vendors alike as offering the ideal synthesis of TV reach and digital addressability. CTV ad investment is expected to reach $25.9bn globally in 2023,… Continue reading WARC: AD SPENDING ON CTV GROWING, BUT SLOWER THAN RETAIL MEDIA



CALL FOR SPEAKERS FOR 11TH HBBTV SYMPOSIUM

3. 7. 2023 The HbbTV Association has issued a call for speakers ahead of the 11th HbbTV Symposium and Awards on November 28-29, 2023 in Naples, Italy. The Association, which is co-hosting the event with Comunicare Digitale, an Italian association for the development of digital television, is now inviting industry executives and experts to address the top-level audience… Continue reading CALL FOR SPEAKERS FOR 11TH HBBTV SYMPOSIUM



STUDY USA: STREAMING TV VIEWING VIA MOBILE CASTING RISES AS MEDIA PLAYERS, GAMING BOXES DECLINE

29. 6. 2023 Streaming TV viewing via mobile devices – through “casting” on TV sets – continues to grow, as the viewing of OTT content on older TV-based technology devices sinks, including streaming media players, legacy pay TV, and gaming boxes, partly due to the habits of 18-34 viewers, according to a new study by Aluma Insights. For… Continue reading STUDY USA: STREAMING TV VIEWING VIA MOBILE CASTING RISES AS MEDIA PLAYERS, GAMING BOXES DECLINE



THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WATCHING PAY VIDEO AND SMART TV IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS GROWING

22. 3. 2023 New data from the Czech Statistical Office (CSÚ) for 2022 confirms the rapid growth of pay-per-view videos and the proliferation of smart TVs in Czech households. Watching paid videos on the internet (e.g. Netflix, HBO Max, Voyo) is growing rapidly in the Czech Republic. Last year, 22% of people over 16 did so. If we… Continue reading THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WATCHING PAY VIDEO AND SMART TV IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS GROWING



SMART TV USAGE GROWS IN CZECH REPUBLIC

23. 11. 2022 The share of Czech homes using a TV with an internet connection rose from 34% to 44% in the two years to June 30. Furthermore, according to the Czech Statistical Office (CSU), in households with children under 15 years of age and in young households, that figure now stands at more than 60%. Meanwhile, over… Continue reading SMART TV USAGE GROWS IN CZECH REPUBLIC



WHAT 25 YEARS OF PAID SEARCH CAN TEACH US ABOUT THE FUTURE OF TV ADVERTISING

21. 11. 2022 Television has always been the most important and powerful screen in the American home. And even with the continued trend of cord-cutting, we know consumers are still tuned in—now, on connected television (CTV). As of 2020, more than 63% of all U.S. TV viewing time was on streaming services. As more consumers become tech-savvy, they are logging… Continue reading WHAT 25 YEARS OF PAID SEARCH CAN TEACH US ABOUT THE FUTURE OF TV ADVERTISING



THE NEW LIFE OF THE LIVING ROOM AKA ALL EYES ON THE BIG SCREEN

1. 8. 2022 Recent years have accelerated the growth of media consumption on a global scale - especially when it comes to home use, as our living rooms have become the epicenter of a whole new lifestyle. What does this mean for advertisers and broadcasters themselves, and how can they use it to their advantage? This was the aim of the current research “New Life of the Living Room”, which was jointly carried out by smartclip a RTL AdConnect.



NOVA WANTS VIEWERS TO ACTIVELY USE HBBTV. IT WILL OFFER MORE VIDEO AND VOTING

25. 7. 2022 Czech viewers have become quite used to the fact that the red button on the remote control brings up additional functions to the broadcast. In the last year, TV Nova has also paid more attention to this area. TV Nova invests in the development of HbbTV. Through connected smart TV technology, it offers bonus content,… Continue reading NOVA WANTS VIEWERS TO ACTIVELY USE HBBTV. IT WILL OFFER MORE VIDEO AND VOTING