How big are connected TVs (televisions with built-in Internet connectivity) going to be? Huge, it seems, and they are already having an impact on the pay TV world. Sales of such models are on the rise, and as innovations like the development of graphical user interfaces similar to those of smartphones and tablets (that will, in turn, host applications and the like), purchases by consumers will only accelerate. This makes it crucial that IPTV and other pay TV providers continue to innovate, creating hybrid services and learning from the mistakes of others. Heavy Reading Insider has released a paid report on this segment, “Connected TVs Will Help Drive Big Changes in Video Services,” that takes a look at the potential impact of connected TVs from the perspective of IPTV suppliers.
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