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Fifth mobile life report released

October 9, 2008 by


Carphone Warehouse, the British mobile phone retail chain, in conjunction with the London School of Economics, has released its fifth Mobile Life report, a comprehensive study into the technology usage habits of children and adults in the UK and US. While the press release stresses online safety concerns for children, with a significant difference between […]

Online TV and video to increase ten-fold by 2012

January 30, 2007 by


Online TV and video will generate global revenues of $6.3bn (£3.2bn) by 2012, according to Informa’s report Online TV and Video: Beyond User-Generated Content. The report found that revenues will increase by ten times in the next five years. UK revenues will leap from $42m (£21.5m) in 2006 to $364m (£186m) in 2009 and $708m […]

Bill Gates: “Net to revolutionise TV in 5 years”

January 27, 2007 by


DAVOS: The Internet is set to revolutionise television within five years, due to an explosion of online video content and the merging of PCs and TV sets, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said on Saturday. “I’m stunned how people aren’t seeing that with TV, in five years from now, people will laugh at what we’ve had,” […]

37 Percent of Broadband Consumers Are Interested in Having TV on Their PC

January 23, 2007 by


JupiterResearch has found that there is no industry consensus regarding business models or expectations for video delivered via TV, PC and mobile devices. Detailed in a new report, “Programming for Three Screens: Leverage PC and Mobile Video to Support Core TV Efforts,” media company and consumer interest in broadband video continues to grow, but strategies […]

Teens use social networking sites to reinforce friendships

January 8, 2007 by


Teens are more likely to reinforce existing friendships than seek new friends through social networking, according to a survey by Pew Internet and American Life Project (the organisation that produces reports on how the internet impacts on families, communities, civic and political life). The survey of 935 US teens found that 55% use social networking […]

Video Closely Rivals Music Online

December 1, 2006 by


Demand for video now rivals music online, according to a recent survey. The study, commissioned by iCrossing and carried out by Harris Interactive, noted that video formats like movies, clips, television shows, and sporting events are rapidly attracting more attention from media-hungry consumers. Specifically, the poll found that 46 percent of online adults in the […]

Quarter of UK users visit online social networks every month

November 30, 2006 by


A quarter of UK internet users go on social networking sites, according to a report by the European Interactive Advertising Association. The survey of 7,000 people across Europe revealed teenagers and young adults spend the most time on social networks, with 32% visiting one at least once a month, compared to the European average of […]