Analyst Insights

April 04, 2008

BBC’s iPlayer a Model for U.S. Networks?

There's a lot of angst in Hollywood at the moment over broadband video. With video advertising models online in their infancy, the content providers...

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February 21, 2008Michael Greeson

The Rapid Demise of HD DVD and the Trail of Embarrassed Analysts Left Behind

Unless you've been hiding under a rock the past few days, you are aware that Toshiba will "no longer develop, manufacture, and market HD DVD players...

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February 14, 2008

The Missing Piece at CES, Redux

After the 2006 Consumer Electronic Show, I wrote a TDG Opinion out the profusion of connected, multifunction devices which seemed to be bringing more...

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January 15, 2008Michael Greeson

A Quick Take on Take 2

At the Macworld Expo in San Francisco, Apple today announced two updates to its digital video strategy. First, iTunes will now feature movie rentals...

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January 03, 2008Michael Greeson

Apple TV – So When Exactly is Showtime?

Much has been made about how poorly Apple TV has performed. Though the Company has yet to release specific numbers, consensus suggests sales have...

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December 11, 2007

Disney & Macrovision Could Help Get the Guide on the Map

As those of you who have read my writings or heard me speak will attest, I have long maligned the PayTV industry for their failure to provide useful...

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November 01, 2007

The Legal Charades are Over: Score Another One for TDG (and our Clients)

TDG's Past Opinions Yet Again Prove a Reliable Indicator of Telecom Activity Update: Despite the recent ruling of the Connecticut Supreme Court, this...

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October 23, 2007

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. No, It’s CE Convergence (No, Seriously)

I am relieved; it seems the age of converged digital media is finally dawning. That said, I caution myself not to become irrationally exuberant. The...

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September 25, 2007TDG

Diagnosing the eHealth Issues: Doctors Become Developers

In the world of medicine, physicians (not technology providers) are the ones tackling efficiency and quality of care issues by developing innovative...

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September 18, 2007

IBC 3: A Few Afterthoughts and Reflections

As I sit here on the plane returning to the U.S. after a most enjoyable IBC, I find myself thinking about the state of the digital media industry as...

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