Mobiles Are Now Subscribers’ TVs & DVRs: Comcast’s Strauss

In the age of smart glass everywhere, what’s the difference between a TV and a phone anymore? Comcast Cable wants to give its subscribers value by offering them content from their home TV on devices out of home. In this video interview, the company’s video services SVP and GM Matt Strauss tells Beet.TV how the […]

 

Simple.TV Enables ‘TV Everywhere’ For Broadcast

SAN FRANCISCO — After launching to let viewers consume live and recorded US broadcast TV on a multitude of devices in 2011, Simple.TV will soon launch in the UK. CEO Mark Ely tells Beet.TV: “A lot of there most watched, most popular content is available through the major networks. We are the TV Everywhere solution for […]

 

Forrester’s Nail: Online Will Kill The DVR

We’re not there yet, but the days of the digital video recorder (DVR) are numbered, according to Forrester’s principal analyst covering online TV and advertising. “Up to this point, the DVR has been main alternative to linear television – it has trained consumers to get whatever they want whenever they want it,” Jim Nail tells […]