Deloitte: UK smartphone video viewing up 500% since 2012


The proportion of UK adults watching video on their smartphones has risen fivefold in the past five years, according to research by Deloitte. The consulting… Read more

eMarketer: UK digital ad spend to reach £10.9bn this year


UK digital ad spend will reach £10.89 billion (€12.36 billion) by the end of 2017, up 11.0% year-on-year, according to eMarketer. Mobile continues to drive… Read more

eMarketer: video viewing to see UK smartphone use surpass PCs


Video viewing will help smartphones to pass computers for the first time this year as the preferred way for UK adults to access the web,… Read more

Reddit adds native video in ‘rich content’ push


Social discussion website Reddit is adding new video functionality, allowing users to upload and share videos and gifs directly to the site. The move follows… Read more

YouTube launches in-app video sharing


YouTube has launched new functionality that makes it possible for mobile users to share videos without leaving the YouTube app. The video site said it… Read more

YouTube to take further steps against hate speech, extremism


YouTube will soon start to apply “tougher treatment” to videos that aren’t illegal but do feature hate speech and violent extremism, as part of its… Read more

Eutelsat benefits from mobile and broadband growth

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Satellite operator Eutelsat’s full-year performance was boosted by its mobile and broadband businesses as traditional video, data and government services revenues continued to decline. Eutelsat… Read more

SES slows down decline in video revenue


SES saw its decline in video revenues slow down in the second quarter. The company’s video revenues declined by 1.9% in the quarter, compared with… Read more

Facebook acquires IP specialist Source3


Facebook has acquired intellectual property specialist Source3 in a bid to clamp down on copyrighted content uploaded to the social network. Source3 claims to “recognise,… Read more

Whitepaper | HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE VIDEO: Implementing Support for HDR Using Software-Based Video Solutions


The video ecosystem is eager to embrace High Dynamic Range video, which promises greatly improved viewing experiences with expanded color space and luminance. However, HDR… Read more