Digital TV News: HKC

Top three China panel suppliers' combined market share exceeds 40% in Q1
May 6, 2019 – According to WitsView, total TV panel shipments in 1Q 2019 reached 70.02 million units, up 4.2% YoY. As Taiwan, Korean and Japanese manufacturers undergo annual maintenance and ease production pressures by adjusting product sizes, China's panel manufacturers take the lead.
News categories: WitsView, Iris Hu, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Transition expected in TV panel demand towards 50" and above in 2019
Mar 28, 2019 – According to a WitsView report on the market for large-sized panels, production capacity expansions in 2018 brought capacity by area to 202.4 million square metres, representing a growth of 7.9% YoY, the largest since 2013.
News categories: WitsView, Iris Hu, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Prices drop below cost for some TV panel sizes
Mar 8, 2019 – According to WitsView, prices have recently dropped below cash costs for some TV panel sizes. As prices are expected to near rock bottom and drop no further, demand of TV brands shall see a gradual return, causing small and medium-sized TV panel prices to rebound in March.
News categories: WitsView, Jeff Yang, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Global branded TV shipments totaled 219 million units in 2018
Feb 23, 2019 – According to WitsView, global shipments of branded TV sets for 2018 totaled 219 million units, up 4.1% on the prior year, indicating a recovery from weak TV demand in 2017. Branded TV shipments are expected to reach 223 million units in 2019.
News categories: WitsView, Jeff Yang, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

HKC will integrate the Foxxum app store
Feb 15, 2019 – Foxxum has announced HKC as a Smart TV partner. HKC will integrate the Foxxum app store on all sold devices to enable a cutting edge Smart TV solution paired with high quality and price aggressive TV devices.
News categories: Foxxum, HKC, Ronny Lutzi, Zhanlei Mo, Apps, China, Digital TV, Smart TV

Demand growth for Flat Panel Displays expected to ease through 2021
Nov 30, 2018 – After hitting 7.3% growth in 2018, global demand for flat panel displays (FPDs) in terms of area is forecast to expand 6.4% to 228 million square meters in 2019. It is the first slowdown in year-on-year growth in four years, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).
News categories: IHS Markit, Ricky Park, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

LCD TV panel makers set lower shipment target for 2017
Nov 28, 2016 – Restructuring of older display fabs, migration to larger-sized LCD TV panels and strategy adjustments are some of the factors prompting LCD TV panel manufacturers to set a 2017 shipment goal of a 1.2% decline from 2016, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).
News categories: IHS Markit, Deborah Yang, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Mobile video phone sales surge; paid services and revenue do not
Aug 18, 2009 – Infonetics Research has released a new Mobile Video Equipment, Phones, Services, and Subscribers report. Infonetics expects 397 million mobile video phones to sell worldwide in 2013, creating a market worth tens of billions of dollars.
News categories: Infonetics Research, 5G, Digital TV, Hardware, Market Research, Mobile, OTT, Smart TV