Apologies to those who don’t follow the great English sport of cricket, but the definition of a googly is a pitch which is thrown with baseball’s “screwball” grip but with reverse finger spin. So why do I believe Google is throwing a screwball at PayTv operators?. Well according to the industry grape vine, GoogleTV is
In our final audio debate on over-the-top TV hosted by DTVE, myself and Intel’s Phil Skeba and Steve Betts discuss the future of OTT and likely client device requirements… http://podcast.aminocom.com/NAB_SESSION_4_Futures_Edit_v2_inc_ST.mp3
In the third of our series of four audio debates on over-the-top TV hosted by DTVE, myself and Intel’s Phil Skeba and Steve Betts discuss consumer expectations of OTT and how these can be met… http://podcast.aminocom.com/NAB_SESSION_3_ConsumerExp_Edit_inc_ST.mp3
In the second of the four-part series of audio debates on over-the-top TV hosted by DTVE, myself and Intel’s Phil Skeba and Steve Betts discuss possible business models for OTT… http://podcast.aminocom.com/NAB_SESSION_2_Markets_Models_Edit_v2_inc_ST.mp3
Over-the-top services are cited to revolutionise the way we consume TV. In the first of a four-part series of audio debates hosted by DTVE, Intel’s Phil Skeba and Steve Betts and myself talk about why OTT is an idea whose time we believe has come… http://podcast.aminocom.com/NAB_SESSION_1_OTT_Intro_inc_ST.mp3
Recently, I have found myself debating with the industries great and good how ‘open’ OTT should be. This is both a practical and philosophical issue and boils down to whether OTT TV is really just more television or the internet on a TV screen. So let me first define the parameters of the debate: Closed
Back in 2003, I got very excited about the potential of ‘long tail’ content. This is the type of content which has little value to the masses but is really valuable to the few. At BT we coined the expression ‘thousands to millions’ – thousands of specialist content producers delivering to millions of niche consumers.