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TV – as the second screen becomes the first screen the regulator comes a calling

TV – as the second screen becomes the first screen the regulator comes a calling

Written by on March 11, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

 The growing realization that mobile devices are not so much the ‘second screen’ but actually the first has brought attempts at commercialization – and the regulator. According to informitv, the UK Regulator has felt the need to publish a report into the ‘second screen’ phenomenon. Ofcom, said regulator, defines the second screen as “a class […]

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Can Cable Providers Monetize Second-Screen Experiences?

Can Cable Providers Monetize Second-Screen Experiences?

Written by on June 24, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

There was an awful lot of sexy new navigation technology demonstrated at this year’s Cable Show and it seems there’s a new gesture on the scene – “the fling.” This is a simple upward swipe of the finger while one is using a tablet or smartphone to search and browse video content. “The fling” takes […]

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Fast Moving Media, Slow Moving Money

Written by on November 13, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

TV subscriptions are plateauing and broadcasters, satellite, cable and OTT TV players are searching for new options. TV is now a disruptive landscape and there are opportunities and threats in equal measure, so said many of the speakers at last week’s OTT TV World Summit. Advertising is one avenue to money, but operators are also […]

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The Intersection of Content and Interest in Pay TV

Written by on November 8, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Pay TV models are evolving more rapidly than infrastructure can keep up. In simple terms, Pay TV customers have gone rapidly from faceless households to unique individuals. Personalization is in its infancy; content owners are concerned about maintaining content rights; and Pay TV providers are working through the details on how revamp advertising models and […]

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