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#451 OFFLINE   tonyd79

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:17 PM

leaves out two rather important factors: Content and PQ.....


Not a word on either.

And the articles poo-poo what ISPs can do. They won't throttle but they can put on caps. Caps are equal opportunity weapons.
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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:21 PM

Not only that, but the enthusiastic description,



leaves out two rather important factors: Content and PQ.....


Not sure why tech companies are obsessed with integrating social networking, so my friends can know what i watch. I don't want anyone knowing that I watch some of the most culturally valueless shows out there. As far as any of your are concerned - all i watch is Downton Abbey.

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:23 PM

Not sure why tech companies are obsessed with integrating social networking, so my friends can know what i watch. I don't want anyone knowing that I watch some of the most culturally valueless shows out there. As far as any of your are concerned - all i watch is Downton Abbey.


Because it trendy. New trendy thing? Let's jump on it.

If they could have done it, they would adjust GUIs to follow the latest dance crazes. A Gangnam Style GUI, a Harlem Shake GUI.
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Posted 12 April 2013 - 12:20 PM

Interesting comments from cable pioneer John Malone on the coming decoupling from sports networks. Claims 80%+ would choose not to pay for the sports channels. More insights on the future demise of 'bundling' and other stuff:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100637283
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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:43 PM

Interesting comments from cable pioneer John Malone on the coming decoupling from sports networks. Claims 80%+ would choose not to pay for the sports channels. More insights on the future demise of 'bundling' and other stuff:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100637283


Interesting article. Thanks for the post.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 02:19 PM

Interesting comments from cable pioneer John Malone on the coming decoupling from sports networks. Claims 80%+ would choose not to pay for the sports channels. More insights on the future demise of 'bundling' and other stuff:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100637283


Not seeing the 80% claim in the article.

And what does he mean by sports? All sports or the add ons? RSNs or ESPN?

Very loosey goosey comments.
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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:57 PM

Not seeing the 80% claim in the article.

It is about 50 seconds in to the video.

"80% of subscribers would reject the sports content if they were offered it at wholesale prices."

It seems like a good reason for sports channels to push even harder to be in a tier that reaches the most customers possible. "Put us in Choice or you don't get our channel." Or for a channel like ESPN with more leverage "put us in Entertainment or you don't get our channel."

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:19 PM

I am sure many say they would give up sports yet would get them when they didn't have them anymore

Not saying it would be many but a decent amount, IMO

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 10:12 AM

This would be a great start.

 

Make catagories like sports, learning (tlc, discovery, nat geo), family (disney, nick, etc) would be a really good start.






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