This Week in Digital – 23rd July 2012

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What’s happened this week:

  • Over the Top TV service ‘NowTV ‘ launched in the UK. An example of an established broadcast platform (BSkyB) attempting to disrupt itself.
  • Autodesk bought Socialcam part of an interesting trend of legacy b2b software giants buying into the consumer app economy.
  • The Ofcom Communications Market 2012 report is out. It is a long read at 411 pages but a few key points are:
    • 47% of UK homes have a DVR.
    • 17% of UK consumers intend to buy a tablet this year, 11% already own one.
    • UK Internet advertising is worth GBP 4.8bn vs TV GBP 4.2bn and Print GBP 3.9bn.

What we have learned:

Cool stuff:

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