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STUDY: AD-SKIPPING RECORDERS COULD PLAGUE NETWORKS

July 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Unless the broadcast and cable networks prevail in court, DISH Network’s new Hopper DVR, which automatically skips commercials on recorded shows, could increase 22 percent within four years to 11.7 million units, according to a study by IHS Screen Digest. That kind of proliferation could cause the networks to reexamine their advertiser-supported business model and […]

STUDY: SETTOP BOXES TO BE REPLACED BY SMARTPHONES, TABLETS, ETC.

July 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Those settop boxes used to access movies and other content on TV sets from pay TV channels and the Internet may be going the way of the audio cassette recorder and the VCR, according to a new study by media researchers IHS Screen Digest. Use of those devices will likely drop more than 31 percent […]