It’s not about pricing power. It’s about exclusive rights to TV shows. Here’s why.
It’s the economic netherworld between trial deployments and the big-time. It’s also where lots of promising companies stall out. Here’s how a new unit within the Colorado-based R&D facility CableLabs hopes to save some lives, and possibly change the world. From The Broadband Library.
Julian Brodsky is the larger-than-life financier who co-founded Comcast. Here he is interviewed by yours truly from the stage at The Cable Center for the reborn “Mavericks” series.
Proudly presenting my ColoradoBIZ profile of Mike Fries, a cable industry globetrotter extraordinaire who spends the occasional evening belting out Bon Jovi songs for charity.
They call it “Citizens Broadband Radio Service.” But the kinship with the iconic CB radio medium of the 1970s stops there. Here’s how the cable industry hopes to make hay with a powerful new set of frequencies. From The Broadband Library.
The entertaining, energetic inventor of Ethernet tells all. Here’s my Q&A from The Broadband Library.
The Field of Dreams analogy is irresistible for a Goliath of a ballpark complex planned for northern Colorado. Here’s a look behind the scenes at the economics of youth sports, and how developers can profit from bringing kids to the field. From ColoradoBIZ.
Wave Broadband, one of the more innovative of independent cable companies, is getting acquired. Here’s an interview I did not so long ago with Wave’s Steve Friedman about the outside-the-lines strategy that ended up making this smallish regional company worth $2.4 billion. From The Cable Center’s series of oral histories.
The cable industry calls video’s migration to smartphones and tablets “TV Everywhere.” But the data behind the phenomenon tells a different story: TV still gets watched at home more than anywhere else, even over hand-held screens. Here’s what’s going on out there in TV land. Published by The Broadband Library.