Since 2008, Comcast has been steadily losing cable TV subscribers to IPTV and satellite rivals or to streaming alternatives. So it was no surprise that Comcast would seek to shake things up with its own streaming media play. But what is surprising is just how tentative and cautious Comcast's over-the-top (OTT) offer really is.
The Next Big Video Name May Already be a Big Name
At first glance, YouTube's dominance in user-generated video seems invincible. It has one billion users with 300 hours of new content uploaded every minute and billions of views per day! But YouTube is facing a very real challenge from an unlikely source: Facebook. The social media site reports four billion daily video views. And, these are "native" videos that Facebook users and brands create and upload themselves. Can Facebook close the viewing gap with YouTube? READ GREG SCOBLETE'S PREDICTION
The Great Unbundling has Begun
Late last year, HBO began offering its services to Internet subscribers without requiring a paid TV subscription. It was the "great unbundling heard 'round the world." Not long after, CBS announced CBS All Access, a $6/month service that delivers all its programming to the public. How do these moves affect the TV landscape? Are we now in the age of unbundling TV channels?FIND OUT MORE
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