Mickey Mouse is a Cord-Cutter

Why pay $80 a month for cable, when you can meet Prince Charming for just $7.99? We all know that Prince Charming would not need to ask for a long term commitment, because he realizes that if it is a good relationship. You will never leave. Cable companies were hoping to make you feel like you had […]

As pay-TV operators embrace the model, OTT comes of age.

Michelle Clancy | 17-11-2012 Over-the-top appears to be coming of age, as consumption hits critical mass, the revenue opportunity expands and the business model continues to work its way into mainstream carrier tactics. The research into the area is coalescing: the OTT market is set to be worth $37 billion by 2017, according to new […]

Pay-TV sees more subscriber drains in Q3, opening the door for OTT.

Michelle Clancy | 12-11-2012 The North American pay-TV industry’s subscriber numbers in the third quarter continued to deliver bad news, with subscriber totals across segments missing targets. Overall, Sanford C Bernstein’s Craig Moffett said that operators, including privately-held ones, lost a combined 127,000 subscribers in the quarter. Analysts say that the continuing softness will drive […]

The growing popularity of Web TV

If anyone needed any convincing about the power of web TV, the recent news that YouTube now serves more search queries than the Yahoo and Live search engines has certainly emphasised the point. Moreover, this reflects the continuing dominance of Google, which owns the video streaming site. In November, YouTube received 2.79 billion search queries, […]

Trending Up

Trending Up Tom Butts Editor-in-Chief tbutts@nbmedia.com I’m not a fan of tired ole clichés but humor me on this one. I’m only going to say it once: to paraphrase an old saying, “rumors of the demise of broadcast television have been greatly exaggerated.” We’ve seen the signs for months, even years. Sales of over the […]

When Cord Cutting Is Better Than Cable

CNET> Reviews> TV and Home Theater by Matthew Moskovciak May 5, 2012 10:59 AM PD Canceling your cable subscription can require sacrifices, but sometimes the cord-cutting viewing experience is actually better than cable. Amazon Instant is one of the best ways for cable-cutters to catch up on TV shows. (Credit: Matthew Moskovciak/CNET) When people ask […]

Antennas Direct Announces DSI Systems as Newest Distributor

Antennas Direct and DSI Systems announce a partnership to distribute over-the-air television antennas. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 30, 2012 Antennas Direct, the leader in over-the-air television antenna technology, and DSI Systems, the nation’s largest distributor of satellite and consumer electronic equipment, announce a strategic partnership to distribute over-the-air television antennas to retailers and integrators […]