OTT Producing Excitement on the Screen, Behind the Scenes

Anand Sanwal, CEO of CB Insights, constantly reminds organizations that the most difficult decision management has to make is determine it’s time to change direction, and replace or kill their best product line because the world is changing. And if they don’t do it, someone else will https://bit.ly/2KyO3zw. When you scroll through the list of…

Tidal Change in Content Production, Delivery, Consumption

While the M&E industry likes to split hairs; consumers simply refer to their viewing as TV. It doesn’t matter if it’s pay-TV, AVOD, SVOD, TVOD — Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney +, Apple TV +, Peacock, Hulu, HBO Max, MoviStar, BritBox, Tencent, Baidu, Jadoo, Yupp, Hotspot, ABC, CBS, BBC, YouTube, TikTok, TV5Monde, ZDF, ARD, TV2, Polstat,…

Your Kids Make D2C Service Switching Difficult

Nearly 60 percent of Netflix customers (about 83M households), watch kid and family content which is why the company invested heavily in show-runners, producers and creative folks from DreamWorks Animation and other studios around Hollywood. To help kids forget about Moana (fortunately, they have a short attention span) they unleashed Klaus, Kid Cosmic, Ghee Happy and a pipeline…

Content Travel – OTT Streaming Services Need to Differentiate to Grow

The great content industry break-away – streaming direct to the customer (D2C) – has enabled people virtually everywhere to end their reluctant relationship with their entertainment delivery service, cable/telcom. People began dumping the restrictive time/day content bundles back in 2007; thanks to Netflix, which has become synonymous with streaming. Since then, cord shaving/cord cutting has…

OTT Producing Excitement on the Screen, Behind the Scenes

Anand Sanwal, CB Insights CEO, constantly reminds organizations that the most difficult decision management has to make is determine it’s time to change direction, replace/kill their best product line because the world is changing; and if they don’t do it, someone else will (https://bit.ly/2KyO3zw). When you scroll through the list of 59 quotes, the missteps…