Daily Archive: October 19, 2011

Oct 19

Call for papers: International Communication Association Preconference

Tweet The International Communication Association Preconference is to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, on May 24, 2012. The theme for this preconference is “New Media and Citizenship in Asia: Social Media, Politics, and Community-Building”. The role of new communication technologies, such as the internet, social media, and mobile phones in political and civic engagement …

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Oct 19

DVRs becoming mainstream in US

Tweet Forty-four per cent of TV households in the United States have at least one Digital Video Recorder (DVR), and one-third of DVR households have more than one DVR -representing 14 per cent of all households having multiple DVRs according to recent consumer research from Leichtman Research Group (LRG). In 2005, just 8 per cent …

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Oct 19

42m homes tune in to connected TV

Tweet More than 42 million homes across the US and Europe are using the Internet to watch television shows and movies on the TV screen, according to research from Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices (CHD) service. The report – Multiscreen Connected TV: Assessing Device Usage and Ownership – bases its findings on a survey of …

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Oct 19

Oz Govt Urges TV Viewers to Switch

Tweet The Australian Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, has urged households across New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory to get ready for digital-only TV. On 5 June 2012 the following areas of Southern and Central NSW and the ACT will switch to digital-only TV; Illawarra and the …

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Oct 19

Has the ‘connected TV revolution’ really begun, or is it still a skirmish?

Tweet More evidence that connected TVs are having a big impact on entertainment viewing and the marketplace: New research says some 42 million homes in the U.S. and Europe report using the Internet to watch television shows and movies on their TVs. Read more: Has the ‘connected TV revolution’ really begun, or is it still …

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