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Comcast’s Acquisition of Time Warner Cable: The Sound of Revolution or Simple Opportunism?

Trash your TV

The biggest cable TV operator in the USA is set to get even bigger. Last Thursday, 13 February, Comcast confirmed a deal to buy rival Time Warner Cable for a princely US$45.2 billion. The new company would control three-quarters of the American cable industry and strengthen the assets of Comcast, who already owns the...

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Why is Content Discovery Essential for Engagement?

Why is Content Discovery Essential for Engagement?

The past decade has seen content service providers scrambling for new ways to engage their consumers. As features such as traditional program guides, online portals and basic TV apps began to lose their luster, on-demand programming stole the spotlight. Why? Research and implementation has demonstrated that yesterday’s ho...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Content Service Providers

Holiday 2014

It’s that time of the year again! We are approaching the twilight of 2013, and find ourselves eagerly awaiting the beginning of 2014. Numerous technological innovations helped the TV industry advance substantially this year, but there is still a long way to go for many content service providers. Last year’s special hol...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

There has been a lot of great news in the TV industry this week! After striking a deal with Disney, Netflix is going to offer many exciting Pixar and Marvel titles in their library. The Netflix news doesn’t stop there though! After many years of butting heads, they are finally working with US cable providers. We can’t hel...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

This week offered a mix of interesting goodies covering several areas within the TV industry. Euronews officially launched on Google Glass, thereby earning bragging rights for being the first media channel in Europe to do so. Can you blame them? They have a huge following and viewership. That can’t always be said for ...

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Fifty Shades of Recommendations: A Trilogy – Part 2

Fifty Shades of Recommendations Part 2

A Casual Fling can come back to haunt you!! The Five Dangers that will Doom your Recommendations In the last post, we examined the rush towards Recommendation solutions and the motivation behind it. I also hinted that due to a variety of limitations, many of the early implementations of Recommendations have been premed...

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Fifty Shades of Recommendations: A Trilogy – Part 1

Recommendations

Everybody’s Doing It, but are They Doing It Well? “Recommendations, Anybody?” More like, Recommendations, Everybody!! The need to develop a Recommendations feature, or to use the more accurate and decidedly less catchy term of Content Discovery, is now universally acknowledged in pay TV and online content services...

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What Will Be Trending at IBC 2013?

IBC 2013 Trends

It’s that time of year again! The industry and all its enthusiasts have been prepping and waiting for IBC 2013, to get updated with the hottest technology, trends and interesting upcoming innovations and it’s finally just around the corner. IBC 2012 proved to be nothing short of a great success and we are eager to witne...

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Hot Industry News of the Week

Hot News about content service providers industry, on OTT, IPTV, TV Everywhere

Is Facebook set to lead the way in social TV now that they have joined the “hashtag” party? In addition to Facebook’s news, Comcast revealed its plans for a faster, more-connected experience, as well as more binge-viewing opportunities, for customers, and IPTV households show steady growth again. Take a look at the new...

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Yes Said “Yes!”

yes said "yes!"

Later this year, yes Satellite will launch “My TV” as part of its service packages, which will enable their users to discover even more content. “My TV” is part of yes' latest addition to their OTT advances since entering the world of OTT in 2010. We are proud to announce that yes Satellite has said “yes!” to Viaccess-Orc...

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