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Video Transformation
posted in October 2016
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Pay-TV On-Demand Is In Demand
Aditya Kishore  
10/31/2016   57 comments
New research from the Video Advertising Bureau highlights usage of pay-TV operators' VoD services, even by younger audiences supposedly at risk of cord-cutting.
Level 3's Christie Talks Internal Video & Telepresence Training
The Digerati  
10/31/2016   20 comments
Anthony Christie, chief marketing officer at Level 3 Communications, discusses the company's use of video for training, collaboration and internal communication.
Bleak Future for OTT in Eastern Europe – Operators
Aditya Kishore  
10/28/2016   24 comments
Telecom operators gathered in Budapest were a little gloomy about the current status and potential for OTT services in central and eastern Europe, given the specific characteristics of the region.
AMC Programming Head Analyzes New World of Content Acquisition
Aditya Kishore  
10/27/2016   34 comments
Katalin Radóczy, chief programming officer for AMC Networks in Central and Eastern Europe, discusses the impact OTT and VoD have had on studio relationships and content rights.
We Must Support Both Existing & Emerging Subscriber Needs — Cyfrowy Polsat
Aditya Kishore  
10/25/2016   16 comments
Cyfrowy Polsat CTO Dariusz Dzialkowski discusses the Polish operator's strategy of balancing satellite services with OTT options.
Decision 2016: TT Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
10/25/2016   59 comments
The large field of cartoon captions for last month's contest has been whittled down for a final runoff vote.
Merger Musings: TW + AT&T = ?
Mike Robuck  
10/24/2016   31 comments
While AT&T's announcement on Saturday that it plans to acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion was something of a surprise, the ensuing barrage of objections to the potential deal was not.
Tata Communications' Morris: The Cloud Contributes, The Cloud Distributes…
The Digerati  
10/24/2016   11 comments
Tata Communications' VP/GM for media and entertainment discusses the shift towards cloud- and IP-based solutions for video contribution and distribution.
Seen & Heard: AT&T, Time Warner in 'Informal' Merger Talks
Mike Robuck  
10/21/2016   35 comments
It's early in the discussion stage between AT&T and Time Warner, but the talks are a good barometer of AT&T's intent.
How VR Helped Land Rover Raise the Roof
Aditya Kishore  
10/21/2016   21 comments
Virtual reality allowed automobile manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover to redesign the Evoque and create more space in the cabin.
Productive Video: Not For Your Amusement
Flash Poll  
10/21/2016   10 comments
Which type of customer is the best target for operators to sell-in 'productive video' services?
Traffic Bottlenecks Are Shifting, Says Orange
Aditya Kishore  
10/20/2016   5 comments
Orange executives say that the operator is facing congestion issues at different parts of the 'QoE chain,' and is having to rethink its definition of network capacity.
Williams Martini Uses BT in Winning Formula
Aditya Kishore  
10/20/2016   5 comments
Formula One team's CIO uses BT global network to access video analytics and other race data from racetracks all around the world.
BT Sport's COO Discusses AR/VR
The Digerati  
10/19/2016   5 comments
Jamie Hindaugh, chief operating officer at BT Sport, discusses the company's experience with AR and VR, the reasons for rolling them out and the challenges the company faced offering new technology initiatives.
Defining Productive Video
Aditya Kishore  
10/17/2016   8 comments
Video is becoming increasingly pervasive in organizations of all kinds for productive purposes, rather than just providing entertainment or facilitating communications.
Is Sports Programming Losing Its Edge?
Aditya Kishore  
10/14/2016   24 comments
Coverage of major sporting events has long being considered the gold standard in the TV business, but recent ratings for some leagues and channels suggest the value of sports content may be weakening.
BT Sport's COO Discusses UHD
The Digerati  
10/13/2016   9 comments
Jamie Hindaugh, chief operating officer, BT Sport, discusses the company's decision to launch 4K UHD services, the challenges it faced, and his thoughts on the next-generation of television.
Verizon CEO Predicts Death of 300-Channel Bundles
Aditya Kishore  
10/12/2016   77 comments
Lowell McAdam says Verizon would only sell slimmed-down TV packages if the major content providers allowed them to.
UHD Forum's Fautier Clarifies UHD Growth Path
The Digerati  
10/11/2016   11 comments
The president of the UHD Forum talks about the challenges still facing UHD adoption, and why he thinks adoption is marching forward in spite of them.
Hulu Research Finds 'Watercooler Effect' Is Alive & Well
Aditya Kishore  
10/10/2016   45 comments
New research from the OTT provider finds that consumers lie about having watched shows to be part of 'cultural conversations.'
Streaming Won't Make Up for Cord-Cutters, Says Analyst
Aditya Kishore  
10/7/2016   38 comments
New analysis by MoffetNathanson anticipates high price sensitivity and low take rates among cord-cutters for streaming bundles.
DT's Innovation Lab Leader Discusses Set-Top Virtualization
The Digerati  
10/6/2016   12 comments
Dr. Randolph Nikutta, Deutsche Telekom's Innovation Labs leader and member of our very own Video Transformation Advisory Board (VTAB), discusses the case for set-top box virtualization.
Skinny TV Bundle Competition Heats Up
Aditya Kishore  
10/5/2016   30 comments
Recent announcements highlight investment in and commitment to slimmed-down TV bundles from service providers.
UHDA's Schinasi on Defining Premium UHD
The Digerati  
10/4/2016   6 comments
The UHD Alliance's Dan Schinasi describes the need for UHD device certification, and how the group develops and provides its 'Ultra HD Premium' mark.
Freesat CTO Discusses Analytics Platform
The Digerati  
10/3/2016   9 comments
UK free satellite operator discusses the reasoning and drivers for deploying a real time analytics solution.




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