TDG 3-Minute Reads

April 09, 2009TDG

PayTV Operators Must Embrace Expanded Consumer Choice – That is, if They Hope to Avoid Becoming ‘Dumb Pipe’ Providers

When TDG was first founded in 2004, the issue of a la carte versus pre-packaged PayTV subscription tiers was on fire, primarily due to fact that...

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March 26, 2009TDG

Challenges in the Global On-line Video Industry

Another week and another panel to moderate! This one was at the Future of Television Forum West in LA put on by Ned Sherman and Digital Mediawire...

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March 22, 2009TDG

What Are Computers Doing to the Task of Education?

“PCs have and will continue to improve the education of individuals, as well as advance our educational system in general.” My knee-jerk reaction...

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March 19, 2009TDG

Linksys Media Hub: Peace of Mind in a Box

As the designated IT person in my household I’m delighted to tell you about a new product from Linksys by Cisco: the Media Hub. This has made my...

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March 19, 2009TDG

On Syndication, CODECs and Content Consumption

On Tuesday, I moderated a panel at SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin entitled “Beyond Apple TV: Building Next-Generation Systems for Acquiring...

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March 16, 2009TDG

Unmet Needs of Internet Video

Last week I moderated a panel at the TV of Tomorrow Show, an event I highly recommend to all involved in today’s digital media revolution. The...

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March 04, 2009TDG

Promoting Online Video While “Managing” Bandwidth Usage – Conflicting Tactics or Smart Strategy?

Since last week’s TDG Opinion on cable operators and online video, I’ve had numerous conversations with “interested parties” as to what these...

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March 02, 2009TDG

Project Canvas – Free-to-Air Savior or Internet Killer?

What do you get when you cross broadcast television with the Internet? Is the joint offering like the Internet, open and unregulated, or like...

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March 02, 2009TDG

How Not to Watch Web Video on the TV

My nomination for bone-head product of the week goes to Western Digital for the WD TV HD Media Player. This little set-top box, which sells for...

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February 22, 2009TDG

In the Rush to Push Cable Programming Online, Are Operators Leaving Money on the Table?

Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, DirecTV, and other Pay TV operators are in the process of building an online presence that will...

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