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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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  There has been a mix of interesting TV industry news making the rounds this week. A survey by Verizon reveals 16-34 year-olds’ strong preference for on-demand TV, as the BBC makes headlines with plans to move a popular young adults channel online. Meanwhile, in Australia, the government is hinting that it may ...

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CEO Insight: Is Netflix Pointing the Way for the Industry?

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  Barely a day goes by without a new story about Netflix, just see any of our recent Hot Industry News of the Week posts. The Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) operator is arguably the biggest thing in the business right now, so it was a pleasure to be asked to give my opinion on Netflix’s strategic vision to ...

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Data is King: Towards a New Security Paradigm

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Yesterday was a good time for enterprise security practitioners. Back then it was enough to install a device to protect a building, and that was it. Unfortunately, such good times are gone. In fact, we should have started having doubts several years ago, when firewalls seemed to be ineffective against new threats. Why? ...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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It’s beginning to look like there are seeds of change being planted in the world of Pay TV. For example, network execs are working to get extra days worth of commercial-viewing payments. Can you guess why? It’s due to the rise of binge- viewing. Speaking of viewing trends, Pay TV execs are beginning to imagine a world of ...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

There was so much VOD news going around this week, it was getting tricky to pick the hottest. Yet we managed, so here it goes! Following the US and UK, Google launched a VOD service in Japan. They were also kind enough to throw in a little something extra to cater to the viewers. Subscribers in Japan aren’t the only on...

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The Dark Cloud in the TV Industry with an “Orange” Lining

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Orange Spain Launches TV Everywhere Service and Enters the TV Market Battle Well-Equipped The expectations of viewers these days have changed (and continue to change) dramatically due to innovations in TV Everywhere and Multiscreen technologies, as well as consumer behavior in other sectors and markets. Content service pro...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

Pay TV piracy was all over the news this week, and on a worldwide scale! Where should we begin? As an initial step towards enforcing the new Anti-Piracy Law, eleven of Russia’s top online movie service providers banded together to fight piracy through a nonprofit organization. Do you think this is a battle worth fighti...

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Keeping an Eye on Pay-TV Piracy

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  The past five years have witnessed a marked shift in concerns about Pay-TV piracy. Piracy efforts in the broadcast world primarily have taken the form of subscription sharing using Pay-TV smartcards, which provided keys for decrypting content onto specific channels that weren't meant to be accessed by non-subscribers. Th...

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Operator Survival Guide, Rules of Engagement, Part 1: Deep UX Analysis

Deep UX Analysis & Rules of Engagement

  Developing a successful second screen app requires a deep understanding of how people watch TV. We’re telling you, this is not an easy task! It entails examining viewers’ needs before, during and after the broadcast in order to deliver a TV companion that meets users’ expectations so smoothly that it will simpl...

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CEO Insight – Big Thoughts, Big Events: TV Connect Latin America

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Latin America may be famous for its biological diversity and rainforests, but its dynamic technology industry isn’t far behind. Looking for proof? I have plenty from the TV Connect LATAM event I attended in Sao Paulo last December. TV EVERYWHERE Samer Salameh from Azteca opened the event and reminded participants that...

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