White Space
Two weeks ago, I wrote an article entitled "White Space – A Connected Future" that explored the kind of world we might live in if White Space devices found their way to market. What’s "white space?" On February 17, 2009 American television stations will stop broadcasting in the analog spectrum and broadcast only in digital. Continue Reading →
  If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. THE NFL and NBC SPORTS kicked off their live online streaming efforts last night, offering the Giants’ victory over the Redskins live on NBCSports.com. The game had picture-in-picture functionality, 4 selectable camera angles and live commentary. Unfortunately, NBC chose Flash Continue Reading →
                   If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Watch Shelly’s commentary on the potential VERIZON (NYSE: VZ), GOOGLE (NASD: GOOG) search deal and how its could affect local media outlets. HARBINGER CAPITAL has nearly doubled its stake in CABLEVISION (NYSE: CVC). The hedge fund, who recently became Cablevision’s Continue Reading →
Rest in Peace, Quadruple Play
Last week, three of the nation’s largest cable companies quietly pulled the plug on a joint cell-phone venture with Sprint Nextel Corp., called Pivot. The goal of this service offering was to help the cablers compete with the Telco Triple Play (Video, Voice & Data). In theory, a Quadruple Play (Video, Voice, Data plus a Continue Reading →