Cord Cutting

Is Online Video Use Hockey Sticking? Or Not? comScore vs. Nielsen data… As you may (or may not) have noticed, this newsletter was on “hiatus” this summer as I attended to a variety of other projects. And in retrospect, this summer was not a bad time for a hiatus. It was not a season filled with news (with respect to advanced video and TV). But as […]

Please WSJ, Just Say No To Cord Cutting Hype (Metrics Say DVR Matters Much More) Nielsen recently released the Q1 09 edition of their series of A2/M2 Three Screen Reports on usage of TV, DVR, online video and mobile video (you can download the latest PDF here).  I’ve run some calculations against that data – see below for charts and the trends they indicate. And just in time to raise my ire […]

ad:tech: A Bit of Reality To Go With Some Net Kool-Aid – NAB: A Tale of Two Shows

tinyurl/ckp4sz Last week I attended the NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters) in Las Vegas and Internet advertising conference ad:tech in San Francisco. More on NAB below. Quick take… big crowds around the digital production systems vendor’s booths and a lot of space in the aisles elsewhere.  Zero length cab lines were a telling sign. At ad:tech, […]