TV Stations’ Challenges Online – To Start, Local TV Is Mostly Not Local As the NAB show starts next weekend in Las Vegas (I’ll be there next Monday and Tuesday), one of the top mindshare topics will be how TV stations can best respond to consumer shifts from linear TV to the on-demand, targeted and interactive world of online and digital TV platforms (including VOD, DVR and mobile). […]

DVRs Are An Involuntary Carriage Agreement As consumers move video consumption to new digital platforms, carriage agreements between content providers and platform operators are of key importance.¬† Cable networks’ agreements with multi-channel operators (cable, satellite and telcos) limit their ability to offer their full portfolio of shows online. ¬†Many of the proposed "Over The Top" initiatives for bringing video content […]

Back To The Future (Estimates) – A Brief Review of Broadband Video, DVR and VOD Metrics

A brief review of landscape metrics for broadband video, DVR and VOD.