Analyst Insights

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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February 20, 2009TDG

HULU’s Boxee’ng Match

By now many of you have caught the uproar surrounding HULU’s efforts to pull their content from Boxee and TV.com.  This happened at the request of...

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February 20, 2009TDG

Cable: The Time to Engage the Young is Now

I read an interesting piece by Peter Shapiro on cable360.net a couple days ago entitled “What Do Young People Want From Cable.” Using Pew data as...

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February 18, 2009TDG

Over-the-Top Video Delivery Speaks to Minority Markets

Last week I was invited to attend an LA launch event for a new over-the-top video service dubbed &TV, yet another example of the host of new...

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February 17, 2009TDG

Moving On Up or Just Moving On? The Changes at Move Networks

There has been much speculation over the last few days regarding what’s really going on at Move Networks.  Reports of layoffs and worse abound in...

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February 05, 2009TDG

Netflix Posts Impressive Gains as Hollywood Withers – What’s Really Going on Here?

Earlier this week, Walt Disney Co. reported a 32% drop in quarterly net income, a decline much worse than analyst expectations and due primarily to a...

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