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Selling traditional broadcast short!

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Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, traditional broadcasting, including both television and radio, was booming, and soon the big broadcasters had plenty of competition. However, with the rise of the internet and today’s YouTube generation, the broadcast landscape continues to change once again. More and more broadcast users are canceling traditional subscriptions to begin using the many on-demand options available to …

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Big Data in Broadcast and Media technology

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For the first time this year, the Internet will break the Zettabyte Barrier–a total 1.1 zettabytes of data will course through the veins of the Internet by the end of 2016   It’s no secret that big data is touching every area of life today. It has given the medical community  insights and helped them to make vast inroads in …

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4K TV…. About as much use as a chocolate teapot?

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4K televisions are being marketed as the next big thing in high definition home entertainment. In fact, 4K goes beyond high definition, by offering four times as many pixels as Full HD 1080p, and more than twenty four times as many as the standard definition 480p format. While 4K television and digital media can technically provide clearer images and a better …

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Effective management of the next generation of content rights and royalties will make you Billions!

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In 2013, Walt Disney owned ESPN made over $6 billion in affiliate fees. Those fees were generated directly from broadcasters who purchased the rights to redistribute ESPN’s content. In the United Kingdom, household content subscription fees make up a huge 40% of the total earnings from all television broadcasts, with the remainder coming from advertising revenue and a mandatory fees …

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Video content disruptors…. Posers or “A” players?

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There are a vast array interesting startup companies these days and a few of them are considered “disruptive”, though they are still on the radar to the masses. The first one that we can name would be a company called NimbleTV. Nimble streams regional cable programs to any device connected to the internet. The company streams content that the customer …

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Senior Broadcast Technology Executives… Are you really punching your weight?

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Not everyone knows their net worth in their industry. Some short change their value and are more focused on the company’s bottom line. When you reach the level of Vice President and beyond, there is still an importance on getting paid what you deserve. All your certifications, perhaps your MBA, real world experience, and expertise you bring to your position …