Tuesday, June 18, 2019

MORE CONSUMERS ACCESSING TV VIA THEIR GAME DEVICES

April 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Some 38 percent of U.S. households now are able to connect to the Internet via their TV sets, most of them by using a Blu-ray Disc player or an electronic game device, according to the Leichtman Research Group’s quarterly Emerging Video Services report. That percentage is up from 24 percent just two years ago. The […]

FORMER FCC CHIEF; CABLE AND WEB REACHING CONVERGENCE

December 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell, who is now president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, has voiced the opinion that cable and the Internet are converging and will eventually become one and the same. In an interview due to air on C-SPAN this weekend, Powell said, “A pipe is a pipe now; data is […]

REPORT: MURDOCH TO SPEND MILLIONS ON IPAD APP

August 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch’s vision of the iPad as a converging device for his newspaper and television properties is being rendered into reality more quickly than anyone had supposed. In recent interviews Murdoch has envisioned a tablet-only news vehicle featuring short items from his newspapers accompanied by photos that would, if touched, be transformed into footage from […]