Analyst Insights

OTT Monetization: Neflix’s Model is Not for Everyone

August 22, 2018Brad Schlachter

OTT Monetization: Neflix’s Model is Not for Everyone

With Netflix’s impressive growth and a global base of 130 million subscribers, many OTT services have sought to emulate the industry leader...

more
Preparing for War!

August 15, 2018Rob Silvershein

Preparing for War!

Last week, 20th Century Fox formalized its $32.5 billion bid to acquire the remaining assets of Sky TV. This did not exceed Comcast’s $34 billion...

more
Principle over Politics

August 02, 2018Rob Silvershein

Principle over Politics

In a surprise, yet principled decision, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his 3 fellow FCC commissioners voted 4-0 to send the proposed Sinclair-Tribune...

more
Peak Social Networking

July 31, 2018Joel Espelien

Peak Social Networking

Tough news this week for investors in Facebook and Twitter. Following comments from Facebook’s CFO that the company’s privacy efforts would...

more
Sky High!!

July 24, 2018Rob Silvershein

Sky High!!

Thursday July 19, 2018 was the day that Comcast dropped out of the bidding war for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox. While the news is...

more
What Goes Up Sometimes Goes Sideways

July 17, 2018Joel Espelien

What Goes Up Sometimes Goes Sideways

Netflix released its Q2 2018 numbers this week, and the results were less than inspiring. The streaming giant added 5.2 million subscribers worldwide...

more
A Bounty for Binge Watchers

July 11, 2018Rob Silvershein

A Bounty for Binge Watchers

Netflix launched a new app feature yesterday that will assist users to download and view their favorite series offline. When connected to WIFI, the...

more
5G Is On The Way, And It’s Bringing Company

June 28, 2018Michael Greeson

5G Is On The Way, And It’s Bringing Company

Though large-scale 5G deployments are still a couple years out, there is no doubt that the high-speed mobile service will be combined with virtual...

more
The Battle of Disney vs. Comcast for FOX

June 20, 2018Rob Silvershein

The Battle of Disney vs. Comcast for FOX

Last week, Judge Richard Leon ruled that AT&T can go through with its $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner, without condition. This should be...

more
Game Over

June 13, 2018Joel Espelien

Game Over

AT&T emerged victorious from its courtroom battle with the DOJ yesterday, winning a clear decision in support of its $85 billion acquisition of...

more