The Skinny

The traditional video business looks a little different than it did 10 years ago, and some operators are pushing their customers toward IP video products. We checked in with GCI, Cable One and WOW! to find out more on how those transitions are going. Sinclair is continuing to bet big on its upcoming RSN-focused streaming product, securing a digital rights deal with the NBA. But will that content be enough to draw in fans when the service launches later this year?

Some Operators Ending QAM Video, Forcing IPTV Switch
While many consumers are choosing to drop traditional cable video service, a few operators, including Cable One and GCI, are giving them a push to IP video. Read More »
Sinclair Model Estimates 332K Subs for DTC in 2022
Sinclair moved closer to launching its DTC streaming product by securing a rights deal with the NBA that includes live games for the upcoming service. It follows a similar deal with the NHL last month. In a Read More »
What Can the FCC Accomplish After Rosenworcel's Confirmation?
We asked those intimately familiar with regulatory affairs and the FCC's priorities for their thoughts on what the agency can accomplish now that Jessica Rosenworcel has been confirmed as Chair. Here's what they had to say.  Read More »
Smart TV Execs Investigate Future of Measurement
Smart TV manufacturers have found their way into nearly every corner of the industry, whether that is the creation of FAST channels, measurement enhancements and, of course, advertising. And while they’re Read More »
Data Centers, Labor Key Parts of Infrastructure Planning
The infrastructure bill and the $65 billion it makes available to expand broadband access and affordability are hopefully a huge step toward closing America’s digital gaps. But ensuring that a large pipe is funneling access into a community may not be enough. Read More »
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