Internet video is a tightly-coupled system – so changes in the user interface, like the iPhone, can force seismic shifts in the physical infrastructure.
There is incontrovertible evidence that “intelligence” always moves towards the edge of telecom networks. What can telcos do about it? (Mar 2009)
The activities of today’s youth will cascade across the generations. Service providers need to be ready for the customer of the future
Disruption in the online video distribution market presents “a once in a lifetime chance to change their place” for some and a severe strategic threat for others. Likely scenarios and strategies that players should adopt for success. (Executive Briefing, Future of the Networks Stream, Feb 2009.)
BSkyB’s platform shows a multi-sided business model in action, bringing value to both upstream and downstream customers and earning decent returns for shareholders.
This briefing summarises key outputs from a recent STL Partners research report and survey on Online Video Distribution. It considers the evolution of the key technologies, and the shifting industry structures, business models and behaviours involved in content creation, distribution, aggregation and viewing.