In case it had escaped your notice, this week is the 25th anniversary of one of the most significant events in broadcasting history.
When Vodafone completed its €7.7 billion acquisition of Kabel Deutschland last year it set in motion a series of conversations at the highest levels of the cable industry.
Most of us are familiar with the concept of geographical restrictions, the controls put in place to ensure that a particular piece of content can only be viewed in a certain territory.
When you sit down and write these end of year columns you have the fear that you might predict the same things that you did last time around.
The 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination has again demonstrated the importance of the news anchor.
It could well turn out to be the deal where everyone loses. BT’s weekend swoop on European football rights is arguably more significant than its foray into the Premier League.
The interpretation by the media of a particular story is sometimes almost as interesting as the story itself.
One of the best things about my wardrobe, or to be precise its contents, is that if I wait for long enough most of it will come back into fashion. The problem to date has been that it is unlikely that this feat will take place simultaneously.
Close to the Hilton Sofia, where I spent part of my week there is a tall building that sports a logo for Fox International Channels. You can see it from quite a distance away and is very much a Bulgarian thing; there were others around for Vivacom and Samsung.
Every conference needs a pantomime villain, the unpopular newcomer, or in management school speak a disrupter.