Digital TV News: Time Warner

Major U.S. pay TV operators lose 665,000 subscribers in 2Q 2016
Aug 15, 2016 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the eleven largest pay-TV providers in the US lost about 665,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2016, compared to a loss of about 545,000 subscribers in 2Q 2015.
News categories: Leichtman Research, Bruce Leichtman, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

Charter residential video customers down 152,000 in 2Q 2016
Aug 9, 2016 – Charter Communications has reported results for the quarters ended June 30, 2016. Residential video customers decreased by 152,000 in the second quarter of 2016, versus a decrease of 170,000 in the year-ago period.
News categories: Charter Communications, Cable TV, Results, Subscribers, USA

Media ownership: towards pan-European groups?
Jul 4, 2016 – The European Audiovisual Observatory has published a report on pan-European media groups. The report outlines some of the key players, their geographical footprint, their position in a range of markets, and their most recent strategies regarding expansion, acquisition and vertical integration.
News categories: European Audiovisual Observatory, Digital TV, EU, Europe, Market Research

Major U.S. pay TV providers add 10,000 subscribers in 1Q 2016
May 17, 2016 – Leichtman Research (LRG) has found that the thirteen largest pay-TV providers in the US -- representing about 95% of the market -- added about 10,000 net video subscribers in 1Q 2016, compared to a gain of about 170,000 subscribers in 1Q 2015.
News categories: Leichtman Research, Bruce Leichtman, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

Streaming Video Alliance releases caching requirements and QoE guidelines
May 12, 2016 – The Streaming Video Alliance (SVA) has released its Open Caching Systems Functional Requirements and QoE Industry Guidelines, which are the culmination of collaboration and input from the SVA Open Caching and Quality of Experience (QoE) Working Groups.
News categories: Streaming Video Alliance, Digital TV, Mobile, OTT, Worldwide

TWC residential video subscribers up 21,000 in 1Q 2016
Apr 28, 2016 – Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) has reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016. Residential video revenue grew as a result of an increase in average revenue per subscriber and growth in video subscribers.
News categories: Time Warner Cable, Cable TV, Results, Set Top Box, USA

Guavus to offer RDK analytics
Apr 14, 2016 – Guavus has announced that it has joined the RDK Community as a licensee. Guavus' suite of operational analytics applications make it easy to draw together data collected from RDK set-top boxes, gateways and other devices.
News categories: Guavus, RDK Management, Gabriele Di Piazza, Steve Heeb, Advertising, Cable TV, Digital TV, RDK, Set Top Box, USA, Worldwide

U.S. IPTV subscribers declined for the first time in 2015
Mar 10, 2016 – Leichtman Research (LRG) has found that the thirteen largest pay-TV providers in the US lost about 385,000 net video subscribers in 2015, compared to a loss of about 150,000 subscribers in 2014, and a loss of about 100,000 subscribers in 2013.
News categories: Leichtman Research, Bruce Leichtman, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

AirTies licenses Reference Design Kit (RDK)
Feb 18, 2016 – AirTies has announced that it has licensed the RDK (Reference Design Kit) in support of the RDK community’s newest initiative for broadband devices (RDK-B).
News categories: AirTies, RDK Management, Bulent Celebi, Steve Heeb, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, RDK, Set Top Box, USA