As operators invest pay TV, they have to compete against OTT providers such as Netflix and Amazon, who allow contracting service directly.
Nowadays we are going through a change of paradigm in the way people consume audio-visual content. The increase of the internet access, the evolution and penetration in the market of the Consumer Electronic Devices in the availability of the contents both live and video on demand in its different versions and the convergence of the IP world allowing the custom of the content, and also in the ever increasing bandwidth available per client added to the inclusion of mobile networks that makes all this possible.
Food manufacturers are good at making food, packaging and marketing, and the logistics that go with these activities, but the logistics of running shops and supply lines are totally out of their area of expertise. Sharing tasks and revenues makes obvious economic sense. Looking at our industry, the similarities are striking.
In order to ensure that customers are enjoying entertainment services over the Internet, the major Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are constantly seeking to improve their network performance, as well as the tools that are used to solve problems before they arise.
Over-The-Top on demand content may come from different providers and this is a topic on itself, but above that fight there’s a shift in consumer behavior: now content is king. It’s the stories that customers want to consume that drives the market. In this article I’ll discuss the content provider’s rules and how to successfully comply with them.
After attending Light Reading’s Future of Cable Business Services 2015 I was excited to see the momentum MSO’s are living in Commercial Services. But without a clear strategy and differentiation to support faster time-to-market & time-to-revenue, increased customer trust and dynamic services enabling, will be key to make the most out of this Prime Time for MSO’s.