Monthly Archives: February 2013

26 02, 2013

Great news: Mobile viewers watch TV – but is it entertainment

By | 2018-06-21T16:52:12+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today in Barcelona at this years 2013 Mobile World Congress, ROVI released a study clarifying what most of us have been wondering: what actually is being watched on mobile phones and where we might be headed to as a business model is concerned to what we will watch on our seemingly attached devices. The report [...]

13 02, 2013

Value, Quality & Choice – TV’s new landscape

By | 2018-06-21T16:52:19+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today the TV industry received a wake up call. Peter Kafka and Walt Mossberg interviewed Eric Huggers from Intel at All Things D’s DIVE into Media summit. Hugger’s placed in front of the two a compelling strategy and view in how Intel’s moving out to reshape the industry. Now, for those of use that have been immersed [...]

12 02, 2013

Appleholics validated via US State of the Union?

By | 2018-06-21T16:52:51+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the most amazing things has been taking place for years and that is cultural and societal acceptance of an addiction. While we as a culture work to address real diseases in the form of alcoholism, drug dependency and for that matter child abuse, we seem to turn the other cheek when it comes [...]

6 02, 2013

New definition of SMART TV – Liberty acquires Virgin Media

By | 2018-06-21T16:53:31+00:00 February 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

John Malone, Mike Fries and Balan Nair know what they’re doing! This acquisition will have a positive impact on overall distributed TV environment. With the success of the new Horizon boxes deployed in the Nederland’s, and shortly in Switzerland, and Virgin’s TIVO’s being embraced in their markets, this new powerhouse will play a strong roll [...]

1 02, 2013

Netflix Rocks with “House of Cards” Launch…The 3M’s – Media Measurement Metrics will not be looked at in the same way ever again!

By | 2018-06-21T16:53:36+00:00 February 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Netflix’s launch of their 13-segment series “House of Cards” has presented some great opportunities for them; 1) they do not having to rely on time-centric ratings, 2) they can capitalize on the viewing habits of its members; and 3) can spend less on marketing while generating higher viewership. A quote by CEO Reed Hastings and [...]

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