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The ABCs of Pay TV

BLOGGER: DANA PORTER    As more and more content is delivered over the Internet, consumers are “leaning forward:” moving from passively consuming content to designing their own viewing experiences. And, of course, the battle for the revenues to be gained from owning this experience has heated up. Pay-TV providers, who traditionally controlled the customer television experience, have found themselves under serious attack, and not just from over-the-top (OTT) players but also from device manufacturers and even from retailing giants like Walmart through the integration of its Vudu platform with connected consumer electronics. So who will win the skirmish for the consumer’s […]  More >>

Lessons learned from Google’s failure

No doubt many service providers are cracking open the champagne at the news that Google is shutting its online mobile phone store. As Andy Rubin, Google’s head of mobile admitted: “It’s clear that many customers like a hands-on experience before buying a phone, and they also want a wide range of service plans to choose from.” But before the celebration of an unusual Google failure gets underway, service providers should take a sober look at their own smartphone sales process. According to a recent survey, one out of six consumers are unaware of their smartphone’s advanced features or don’t know […]  More >>