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Dec 4: TV of Tomorrow Show, NYC
Dec 5: Cablefax Most Powerful Women 2019, NYC
Dec 5-6: CableLabs Latin America & Caribbean Summit 2019, Miami
Dec 13: Cablefax Work Culture 2020 Entry Deadline
Jan 7-10: CES 2020; Las Vegas

Research

➢ 94% of Latin Americans that stream video have experienced frustrations, including being annoyed with advertisements (54%), the video taking too long to start (52%) and the video re-buffering (52%).

➢ Fewer people are willing to accept those frustrating experiences associated with streaming than in 2018 (30% vs 34%).

➢ 83% of Latin American respondents said that they expect a streaming service to include a mobile video download feature.

(Source: Penthera Latin America Streaming Behavior Survey)

Quotable

“Look, I think a lot of the things Trump has tried to do — identifying problems and trying to solve them — has been great. I just don’t think he’s the right guy to do it. Half the people that he’s hired and thrown under the bus are now trying to kill him. I mean, what kind of thing is that? It’s chaos… I just don’t think he’s the right guy to do it. He just doesn’t build a team, I think that’s the No 1 problem.” — Liberty Media chmn John Malone speaking to CNBC about President Trump

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Comcast acquired ad-supported streamer Xumo, which offers a mix of free, live entertainment, news and sports content across 190 different genre-grouped channels.

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