Wednesday, 24 January 2018

EE eyes full TV anywhere service this year as viewing habits shift

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 18 March 15

Ericsson predicts mobile devices will account for 50% of time spent consuming video, but price is still a barrier to uptake.

EE said Wednesday that it hopes to extend the multiscreen element of EE TV beyond WiFi to its cellular network later this year, as a growing proportion of consumers access content on mobile devices outside the home. "We're working on it," Matt Stagg, senior manager of network strategy at EE, told Total Telecom on the sidelines of a press conference hosted by Ericsson at its London media hub. "The goal is this year," a separate company spokesman added. At the event, Ericsson's head of broadcast and media services, Thorsten Sauer, predicted that by 2020 mobile devices will account for 50% of the time users spend consuming video…

EE said Wednesday that it hopes to extend the multiscreen element of EE TV beyond WiFi to its cellular network later this year, as a growing proportion of consumers access content on mobile devices outside the home. "We're working on it," Matt Stagg, senior manager of network strategy at EE, told Total Telecom on the sidelines of a press conference hosted by Ericsson at its London media hub. "The goal is this year," a separate company spokesman added. At the event, Ericsson's head of broadcast and media services, Thorsten Sauer, predicted that by 2020 mobile devices will account for 50% of the time users spend consuming video…

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