Analyst Insights

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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September 14, 2007

IBC-2: Of Guides, Graphics, and Quality

Amsterdam was the focus of the European media technology world this weekend with vendors, operators, and content providers crowding the 12 halls of...

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September 13, 2007

IBC-1: Trapped in IPTV Land

Up until the very last pre-show panel session at IBC, I felt trapped in "IPTV-land." Speaker after speaker lambasted the open Internet as a medium...

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September 12, 2007TDG

The MTV/Rhapsody Deal Confirms It: The iPod is Doomed

Last month, MTV and Real Networks announced a new music service partnership, Rhapsody America. By combining MTV's substantial media presence with...

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August 02, 2007Michael Greeson

The Format Wars are Over… Well, Maybe Not

During the recent Electronics Merchants Association Home Media Expo 2007 in Las Vegas, I participated in a panel hosted by the HD DVD Promotional...

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