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tvstrategies™ analyst & consultant Steven Hawley blogs about industry events, products & services (reviews), his opinions and announcements from tvstrategies as they occur, including industry reports.

From Innovation to Disruption: Avoiding a Death by a Thousand Cuts

Posted by & filed under Analysis, Devices, Google, IPTV, Multiscreen, Opinion, tvstrategies, Videonet

Those of us who have been around our industry for a while may remember “the future with four anys.”  It was the shining future of TV: anywhere, anytime, over any access, to any device.  Now that this future has become a reality and many of the technology opportunities our industry pursued over the past deca...

AI and the dawn of the not-so-dumb pipe

Posted by & filed under Analysis, Blog, Cloud Services, Middleware, Opinion, OTT, tvstrategies, Video Quality

Videonet has been publishing an ongoing series of articles by David Price and myself.   We concluded our previous article, ‘Thoughts on mitigating data caps’, with a challenge: how can Pay TV operators retain video subscribers when broadband is the only strong card in their hand?  At the same time, how can oper...

Just how easy is it to cut the cord?

Posted by & filed under Analysis, Blog, News, OTT, tvstrategies, Videonet

The first article of a new blog has been published by Videonet, co-authored by David Price and myself.   David is a well-known and highly respected executive in the TV technology industry and is now the head of Scala Advisors.  Videonet is one of the go-to resources in the connected TV industry. I’ve been a...

GDPR: Does it apply to TV technology vendors?

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 24 (tomorrow, as I write this). You’ve probably received emails from your business partners, vendors, and companies that send email to you; asking you to opt in to emails that you already receive – and giving you th...