There are two questions to be asked about Ericsson’s acquisition of Microsoft Mediaroom: why did Microsoft take so long to get rid of it? And is Ericsson buying a pig in a poke?
So, there you have it. We’re facing a ‘mobile video tsunami’, according to Matt Stagg, Senior Manager of Network Strategy at UK mobile operator Everything Everywhere (EE) – speaking on the day the 4G auctions were announced.
I was one of the first believers in Android as a cure to many TV woes. In early 2009, I predicted “… it’s always been a question of when, and not if, Google will enter the market with its Android for TV platform. As more major Internet players move into video, such as Microsoft, Google […]
Were a fantasy Marketing Olympics held any time soon, Team Cable, Satellite and IPTV should feel quietly confident that they might return home with a medal, based on their consistent performance over the last couple of decades.
The business of delivering satellite services is highly competitive, with all the leading operators aiming to steal a march on their rivals.
Every now and again a new technology that comes along that really can make a difference to TV reception. Sat IP is, arguably, one such a technology and by all accounts looks likely to make TV – dare we say it – simple again.
I’m almost three weeks late for my write-up of this year’s IP&TV World Forum, so I started this piece for my blog in a rush with a big sense of guilt. It turns out that my intro on the IPTV Vs OTT debate has taken turned in to an opinion piece on its own.
“Connected TVs”, that is TV sets with internet connectivity, have become mainstream.
We are currently experimenting an interesting phase on the 3D TV “hype cycle” with a few very promising statistics coming from Asia and Middle East.
It has always been a mystery to me why security vendors like Verimatrix always seem to punch above their weight in the pay-TV business, writes Ben Schwarz. If you look at other value chains, beyond the content industry, stakeholders are credited with a relative importance directly proportional to their financial standing yet Verimatrix has even […]