Is the smartphone TV’s friend or foe?


By next year, 80% of British adults are expected to own a smartphone. Paul Lee, head of research for technology, media and telecommunications at Deloitte, … Read more

Interview: Yves Padrines, Cisco Systems

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Yves Padrines, vice-president, cable media & video EMEAR at Cisco, talks to DTVE’s Stuart Thomson about the evolution of cable as it addresses growing demand… Read more

Making the most of the Internet of Things


With the Internet of Things ultimately expected to be worth up to US$7 trillion, operators need to invest now to remain relevant, reports Adrian Pennington. The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT), or a… Read more

Going over the top: recent developments in the OTT space

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Over-the-top and direct-to-customer offerings are becoming increasingly common among pay TV and channel operators alike. Andy McDonald looks at some of the most interesting recent developments in this space.  As the television market continues to… Read more

The DTVE anniversary survey

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To celebrate Digital TV Europe’s 30th anniversary, we asked a panel of industry experts 30 penetrating questions about the future of TV.  1. What do you think will be the single most import trend to… Read more

Q&A: Tiaan Schutte, President, Alticast


Tiaan Schutte, President for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Alticast, talks about the impact of cloud technology on pay TV. Virtualization and migration to the cloud have had major impact on other industries. How… Read more

Pre-MIPTV interview series: Jim Samples, Scripps Networks Interactive

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Scripps Networks Interactive made news recently with its acquisition of a majority stake in Polish broadcaster TVN. Jim Samples, president, international at the company talked to Stuart Thomson about that investment, plans for UKTV and… Read more

Pre-MIPTV interview series: Laurent Dumeau, Trace

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One year on from Modern Times Group’s 75% buyout of Trace, Trace Sport Stars CEO Laurent Dumeau talked to Andy McDonald about the group’s new strategy.  Youth-focused channel group Trace has had a busy year.… Read more

Pre-MIPTV interview series: John Rossiter, Sony Pictures Television Networks


Sony Pictures Television Networks’ general manager for central Europe, John Rossiter, talked to Andy McDonald about the expansion of its linear channels business and the importance of SVoD.  Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks started the… Read more

Pre-MIPTV interview series: JB Perrette, Discovery Networks International


With its international business now accounting for over half of factual giant Discovery’s overall business, Discovery Networks International president JB Perrette talked to Stuart Thomson about plans for Eurosport, the free-to-air and pay TV markets,… Read more