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Does This Hire Tell us The Future of Apple's TV?

There is speculation today that the hire of OLED expert James(Jueng-Gil) Lee by Apple shows the company is serious about developing its own TV. A real Apple TV with a screen is the rumor that never dies - analysts have...

TV to GO: Cablevision Customers Access TV Beyond the Home

Cable companies having come together to share their WiFi networks in order to compete somewhat with 3G and 4G networks are also looking at another competitive threats such as OTT video such as YouTube, Hulu, Netflix and any other alternative...

Gadgets to Have Integrated Welcome Ads Soon?

If ads on the Kindle Fire Welcome Screen are successful, others will follow There are a few things which are well known about Amazon’s Kindle Fire. First of all at $199 the company either loses money or at best breaks...

Cablevision Brings TV to iPhones and iPods

A few months back, Cablevision released an iPad app allowing consumers to watch hundreds of channels and thousands of video on demand titles. How successful was it? Well it was downloaded more than 200,000 times making it one of the...

Cablevision iPad App Review

The battle to take control of TV 2.0 continues with a new application (iPad link) from Cablevision allowing customers with iPads to view about 300 channels and 2,000 videos on demand from anywhere in the house. I say in the...

Are Pay-TV Companies Suicidal?

I don’t mean to sound an alarm bell but run for the doors – if you are a cable company or telco, just what the heck are you thinking? Let me lay out the facts. Kodak is a shell of...

Communications Veteran Tom Evslin on Government Inefficiency

iIt was great to turn on TV and see Tom Evslin the VoIP and telecom visionary and veteran talking about how much waste there is in government and how much of our tax dollars were wasted in stimulus bills which...

Over the Top Video a Threat Today?

Gary Kim has interesting thoughts about whether consumers are cutting the TV cord or the current subscriber losses we are seeing are due in-part to the economy and consumers deciding to forgo payments on cable.Here is an excerpt: Still, that...

ListAndPlay: Music Videos Done Right

A while back I outlined my idea of dream TV and talked about how the merger of music selection algorithms and video clips could bring us television which is customized by content genres as opposed to today’s system of...

Harmonic Update

I recently had a chance to chat with Ian Jefferson, VP Sales & Biz Dev at Harmonic to learn more about his company which provides video solutions to a variety of spaces from telco to satellite. Recently the company purchased...

TV End Game has Google Written All Over It

After a whirlwind tour of SATCON and Content & Communications World which took place last week, 4G World and Interop which took place this week and over a hundred meetings, I find myself ruminating over numerous discussions about where things...

Off to Day Two of SATCON 2010

Yesterday was a busy day at SATCON 2010 in New York with many meetings and today will be a bit lighter on the meeting front which means I get to spend some time in the exhibit hall. There is a...

What Cablevision Needs to do Next

While others complain about their cable providers, I am pretty happy with mine - Cablevision and Optimum/Optimum Online. The company provides blazing fast Internet at reasonable prices and recently has added services such as WiFi almost everywhere I go, Caller-ID...

HDTV Buying Tips

If you are looking for an HDTV you want to be sure youtake many different items into consideration such as manufacturer specifications, product reviews, return policies, etc.  As one coworker reminded me today - be sure the TV you purchase...

TV Disruption to Happen More Slowly Than You Think

If you have any interest in understanding how the internet will or will not disrupt television broadcasting you must read this article from Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital. Bill explains in well-thought out detail that affiliate fees will block disruption for...

iPhone Becomes Remote Control

Just when you thought your smartphone is maxed out and can't do much more, along comes the ThinkFlood RedEye mini dongle which allows your iPod Touch or iPhone to become a television remote control. An interesting note about this product...

Social Media is Mainstream Media

Here is my Publisher's Outlook which will appear in the March 2010 issue of Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine. I hope you find it useful Last month I spent some time discussing how social networking will impact your company on search...

Cablevision Shows CTI stands for Computer-TV Integration

How big an industry will computer-television integration industry become and will it dwarf the multibillion dollar computer-telephony integration market which was responsive for originating the CTI acronym? How will carriers and cable companies navigate the new world of computer-television integration...

Christopher Dean, Skype CSO Keynotes ITEXPO East 2010

Christopher Dean the head of enterprise strategy at Skype keynoted ITEXPO this morning explaining how his company plays in the communications space and expounded on the company's software integration with mainstream televisions. In a survey of the crowd by me...

Why Apple Spent $80M on LaLa

Apple confirmed they purchased music streaming site LaLa for around $80 million and I believe the reason for the acquisition may have to do with my recent experience with Sonos, a company which makes multi-room, WiFi home stereo equipment. After...

How Carriers Can Cope with TV Over IP

It is obvious television viewing is merging with the web and as such, cable companies and other triple-play providers understand they are in increasing danger of becoming providers of dumb pipes. Of course the reason carriers are adverse to this...

GlobeCast Interview With Matthew Rosenstein

GlobeCast is a division of France Telecom and is a broadbast service provider handling content management and delivery for broadcasters and other companies. According to Mathew Rosenstein, the company has an extensive satellite and fiber network and they are expanding...

Are Tablets the Next Big Opportunity?

Will IP communications get a massive shot in the arm via a wave of new tablet computers? If you are an IP communications company you have to be salivating at the opportunity afforded by Moore's Law. Moreover when a new...

How Google Can Win The TV Wars

Last night I saw Seal in concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and as I watched and heard some songs which I didn't like, I pictured myself clicking the thumbs down button on Pandora - the...

Tech Trade War?

In this corner weighing in at many billions of euros we have the EU... In the other corner -- backed by an anemic dollar and a slightly stronger yen we have the tag-team duo of the US and Japan... Let's...
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