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Big cable loses 500,000 subscribers in Q3, we neglect to send flowers

Intro: Last quarter was the first time ever that US pay TV subscription rates were down. Now, according to GigaOM’s calculations, big cable suffered another set back in Q3, waving goodbye to over 500,000 subscribers in total. Comcast was saddled … Continue reading

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Google’s View On The Internet’s Future

Intro: Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, “The Father Of The Internet” and VP, Chief Internet Evangelist for Google gives OgilvyOne Singapore a view into his crystal ball on what the Internet will be in the future. My Take: Well, I hope … Continue reading

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Comcast Says Its Disappearing Subscribers Aren’t Cord Cutters

Intro: Comcast lost 275,000 cable subscribers last quarter, and has lost 622,000 in the first nine months of 2010. More evidence of “cord cutting”? Nope, says the cable giant. It’s evidence that the economy sucks. Key points: So we’re still stuck … Continue reading

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Those Bits Aren’t Free: Netflix Could Be Racking Up a $2 Billion Content Tab

Intro: Investors are cheering on Netflix, as it moves from DVDs to streaming video and keeps adding customers along the way. But “digital” doesn’t equal “cheap” for Reed Hastings’s company. In fact, the online move has cost Netflix at least … Continue reading

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Enhanced TV vs Traditional Advertisers

Key points: “Advanced television functionality has been around for years, but it has always been fragmented and inconsistent,” said Michael Bologna, director-emerging communications at WPP’s Group M. “That has been a problem for advertisers. Advertisers want to reach mass audiences.” … Continue reading

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