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Too much of a streaming risk factor for Apple?

The long-rumoured introduction of Apple’s subscription streaming service, heralded by many as signalling a paradigm shift in the pay-TV landscape, in the end, came to nothing. It looked like an easy decision to make, and one long in the works.…
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Marketing

New Charter, the New Giant

Charter Communication has announced its intent to buy Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable operator behind Comcast, in a deal valued at $78.7 billion. Charter also announced its plan to acquire Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion. The resulting…
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Marketing

INTX: Where Cable Meets (and Hugs) OTT

The Internet TV Expo, or INTX for short, is the reincarnation of The Cable Show, and while there was plenty of virtual reality booths, basketball games and roping displays by rodeo cowboys, cable veterans and OTT honchos alike were rubbing…
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Company

Aditya Ganjam Presents at NSDI 2015

Conviva has been building and operating the C3 platform (a.k.a the Intelligent Control Platform) for eight years, and we thought it might be informative to open the proverbial kimono a bit (not too much) and reveal some of the technology…
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QoE

Surge in Mobile Viewing Raises the Bar

Viewers are consuming more streaming entertainment on mobile devices, and nowhere is that more evident than in the home. Adobe’s latest Video Benchmark Report says mobile viewing will surpass PC by Q4 2016. Indeed, the report notes that much of the…
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Social

The Five Events Sparking The Creators Revolution

A revolution is a radical shift or change in ideas that take place in a short period of time. It’s a fairly simple concept, but easily overused and misunderstood. What’s really in a revolution? How do they take shape and…
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QoE

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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