Archive | July, 2015

Apple Music, Apple Watch … What’s next? When it comes to TV, #iMissSteveJobs.

For a year or two after Steve’s death, analysts talked about a ‘lack of innovation’ as a risk for Cook’s Apple. At that time, I felt the criticism was unwarranted. My argument? The iPhone was enough innovation for a decade – and Cook’s steady execution refining existing products would provide ample room to harvest Jobs’ […]

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When a Subscriber is Not a Customer: Surviving the Unbundling of TV – July column for Sports Video Group

Read the full Sports Video Group Digital column Two Thursday’s ago, the Wall Street Journal ran a great piece on the pay-TV biz. It seems the most revered, profitable media brand in sports history is facing turbulence as the bundled–pay-TV cord begins to fray. ESPN’s subscriber numbers have declined 7.2% since 2011, according to Nielsen data. […]

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