The Future of Media: Four Key Drivers Altering an Industry
Until recently, the global media industry had been relatively stable, with a robust value chain and well-defined business models. Today, multiple factors are tearing at the fabric of those...
From Internet Video Consumers, a Call for Content
By Leszek Izdebski, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) These days, professionally produced video can be accessed through a dizzying array of hardware and delivery choices. But which concerns are top of mind for typical video consumers? To better understand the dramatic changes in the consumption of professionally produced video, Cisco IBSG surveyed 1,152 U.S. […]
Streaming Is Going Mainstream: The Upward Arc of Online Video, Driven By Consumers
Only a short time ago, consumers had limited choices for accessing professional video content. Today, a smorgasbord of options continues to multiply—from premium cable and DVDs, to online choices such as Apple, Netflix, and Hulu. Hardware options are equally dizzying, as traditional TV gives way to PCs, smartphones, and tablets. As portable devices meet the […]