If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Watch Shelly’s commentary on T-MOBILE becoming the first to offer a phone withGOOGLE’s (NASD: GOOG) Android software and how it will affect mobile communication. APPLE (NASD: AAPL) is working on a software repair that will help fix the 3G iPhone’s Continue Reading →
  If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Read Shelly’s commentary “Of iPhones and Androids: A Tale of Two Business Models” on the blog. Watch Shelly’s commentary on AT&T’s (NYSE: T) plan to charge extra for “abnormally high usage.” TIME WARNER (NYSE: TWX) CEO Jeff Bewkes is looking Continue Reading →
Real Player and QuickTime
If you’re working in the media business today, you have to be thinking about the five most important digital consumer touchpoints: email, websites, paid search, display ads and video. And, if you’re like most of my clients, this is an ongoing, dynamic, relatively expensive process.   Over the past few months there have been some Continue Reading →
GOOGLE has been quietly preparing for the upcoming wireless auction by using a license from the FCC to operate an advanced wireless test network on its corporate campus. The network is complete with transmission towers and handsets running Android software. Google is also using game-theory specialists to help orchestrate its auction strategy. Potential spectrum bidders Continue Reading →

MediaBytes 11.13.2007

KEVIN MARTIN is proposing a 75% reduction in the rates that cable operators can charge to lease extra channels. To promote more diverse programming, prices would drop from 40 cents a month per subscriber to 10 cents. The plan will be voted on this month and could be enacted next year. GOOGLE is reportedly in Continue Reading →