TV

“Skinny” TV Program Packages Driving Higher Customer Satisfaction: J.D. Power

"Skinny" TV channel packages with a $25 cap mandated by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is elevating customer satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power 2016 Canadian Television Provider Customer Satisfaction Study and J.D. Power 2016 Canadian Internet Service Provider Customer Satisfaction Study released today. To compete with the rising adoption of video streaming...

We Never Promised Lower Cable Bills, Only More Choice: CRTC Chief

The CRTC has promised to give Canadian cable customers more choice, not to reduce the cable bill, the regulator's chairman Jean-Pierre Blais has told the Globe and Mail in an interview. The new regulation that requires a "skinny basic" cable package offering for $25 per month from service providers is actually one of the available...

Apple Posts New Apple TV Ad Focused on Apps

Today, Apple shared a new Apple TV ad on its YouTube channel, highlighting many apps and games that are available on the device through the dedicated tvOS App Store. Entitled “The Future of TV is Apps,” the ad features an Apple TV set-top box that morphs to match the theme of each app that’s shown...

Users Complain Fourth-Generation Apple TVs Randomly Power On

Several owners of the latest generation Apple TV are complaining that the set-top box is randomly waking up itself and/or connected TVs. The issue was first posted on Apple’s support forums and confirmed to be true by AppleInsider. Affected users may see their Apple TV turn back on as quickly as a minute after shutdown....

Apple’s Eddy Cue Explains What’s Next For TV in Interview With CNN

Apple executive Eddy Cue sat down with CNN’s Brian Stelter last week for a two-part interview about the new Apple TV. The executive described the fourth-generation device as an "add-on for most people," since content providers such as ABC, CNN, and WatchESPN still require authenticating with a cable TV subscription. CNNMoney has now shared a...

Ericsson ConsumerLab: 72% Watch TV on Mobile Devices Weekly

The rapid adoption of smart devices has changed the way we watch video: the majority of the mobile subscribers use their devices to watch video on a weekly basis, which also allows them to stream video content outside their home, according to the latest report scanning consumer trends in the TV area, issued by Ericsson...