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The Week That Was…And Wasn’t

From the disagreements between ESPN and Verizon, to the left-at-the-altar marriage between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, it was a huge week in OTT. Verizon created a flurry of interest in its new, mobile-only sports offering, for which it had apparently…
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Marketing

OTT TV Crosses The Chasm with HBO Now

The recent announcement of HBO Now – a direct-to-consumer offering that removes the requirement to sign up for a cable or satellite (MSO) subscription – represents a significant movement in the development of Internet-delivered TV. HBO, one of the biggest…
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Company

Net Neutrality: Will it make a difference?

You’ve surely heard the news—this week Net Neutrality cleared a major hurdle by gaining FCC approval. While there are still many unknowns in regards to the plan and how or when it will take effect, one thing is for sure:…
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QoE

The iPad Changed Everything

This week marks the 5 year anniversary of the iPad.  Quite contrary to the expectations of the professional pundits, it changed the world of computing. And it arguably opened the floodgates to OTT video. There’s nothing revolutionary about pointing out that…
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Marketing

Woody Allen: The Past As Future

Apparently the future for Amazon lies in the past: they have tagged Woody Allen to create new original content for their Prime service. Coming hot on the heels of their first Emmy win, this hire is a strong signal, though…
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Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age

When will the Internet be the primary delivery mechanism for TV? That was a big question at the second annual SMPTE Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age conference at Stanford University last week. The day was focused on the convergence…
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