May 14, 2007

Clues About the Future of TV

David Isenberg:

A recent article chronicles the telcos' slow start in cable TV. I don't think the telcos stand a chance of succeeding in cable TV. Instead, if they're to succeed at all, they'll probably buy or form alliances with existing cablecos. (Dale Hatfield put it most memorably when he said, "Duopoly is an optimistic assumption.") But they'd better start swimming, because the times are a changing; I think four things will make the video entertainment space different in the near future: new devices, RSS, faster than real-time downloads and the end of the Kontent Kartel. Here's an article I wrote last year for VON Magazine about that:
Informative, particularly in light of AT&T's extensive lobbying to supply "tv" across their old Wisconsin copper network....

Posted by James Zellmer at May 14, 2007 8:53 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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