Posts Tagged ‘broadcasting‘

Kiss Your TV Goodbye (good read via IEEE Spectrum)

“Radical new display and content-delivery technologies will kill off the television set” is the sub-title of this post on IEEE Spectrum published April 25, 2016. “That’s not to say news and scheduled broadcasts couldn’t be delivered over the Internet. If broadcasters chose to make them

CHART: The Internet Will Win Over All Other Media

According to data published by ZenithOptimedia this week, people around the world now spend more than eight hours a day consuming media, with the Internet taking up an increasingly large chunk of total media consumption. Read more from Statista You will find more statistics at

Online ad spending to pass by TV soon

…That said, PriceWaterhouseCoopers expects 2016 to be an especially lucrative year for television, with both the Summer Olympics and US presidential election taking place then. As usual, mobile is picking up speed with no slowing down in sight. Read more from Quartz via Pocket

On-Demand Viewing Marks The End of Lazy TV

Sapan points out that today, those tactics no longer work. As TV interfaces improve it’s easier than ever to just search for the show you want to watch instead of having to channel surf. As cable becomes increasingly unbundled, viewers will have an even easier

‘Mobile is now the first [TV] screen’

Scherer added that the TV industry is realising that data will play a crucial role in helping it to increase the size of its audience; to have a stronger relationship with those viewers; to improve its shows; and to forge better partnerships with big brands

Inside the YouTube Hit Factory

The rapid consolidation of YouTube programming has thrown the small players into a frenzy of excitement and apprehension. They’re concerned that the big companies will squash the community’s creative autonomy and turn its artists into creative serfs. The great hope, on the other hand, is

British TV industry at risk from US tech and media giants

The chief executive of Channel 4 has warned that large parts of the British television industry are being bought up almost wholesale by US media companies, while the medium faces a longer term existential threat from the increasing involvement of technology giants including Apple and

(Video of Gerd Leonhard’s talk at Repretel Costa Rica: the future of television, media, radio and broadcasting)