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What the TiVo/Amazon Announcement Really Means

Friday, 13 July 2007, 10:13 am | The Diffusion Group

Early this week, TiVo announced that that it would extend its Amazon Unbox on TiVo service to the living room TV without the use of personal computer. Previously, the Unbox on TiVo service required users to download content to their PC and then use ... More >>

On Blockbuster's Decision to Drop HD-DVD

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 10:30 am | The Diffusion Group

Last week, Blockbuster announced that it would carry high-definition DVDs in only the Blu-ray format, at least in its brick-and-mortar stores. The selection of DVDs available for online rental would include both, at least for the time being. More >>

Vonage - An Anachronism or an Antecedent?

Friday, 13 April 2007, 11:28 am | The Diffusion Group

Hats off to Vonage. It didn't just jump on the VoIP bandwagon; it created it, and for that the company deserves a bit of respect. With over two million active subscribers attracted to its aggressive pricing and unique services, Vonage generated enough ... More >>

PC Center of the Home Ent Universe... Not!

Friday, 30 March 2007, 11:51 am | The Diffusion Group

I've had the privilege of working with the leviathans of consumer technology. In different respects, each of them afforded me the opportunity to be what I am (a contrarian, a fly in the ointment) and for that I am eternally grateful. It is comforting that ... More >>

TDG Says IMS Remains a Pipe Dream for US Carriers

Saturday, 24 March 2007, 2:16 pm | The Diffusion Group

Trouble reading HTML EMAIL? View this message here: http://www.tdgresearch.com/tdg-argues-ims-remains-pipe-dream-us-carriers.htm More >>

Now Is the Time for Blockbuster to Make Its Move

Monday, 29 January 2007, 12:48 am | The Diffusion Group

It's time for Blockbuster to get into the online download business. The market is only now emerging and the pickings are slim, but it's not too soon for the company to expand its offerings to include web-based movie downloads and rentals. It could ... More >>

AppleTV - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Monday, 15 January 2007, 9:30 am | The Diffusion Group

On January 9, Steve Jobs made good on his 2006 promise to release an Internet TV Adapter (iTVA) and rolled out AppleTV, a set-top box that allows you to stream video from your PC to your TV. This was an important move for Apple and for the entire ... More >>

AppleTV - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Monday, 15 January 2007, 9:30 am | The Diffusion Group

On January 9, Steve Jobs made good on his 2006 promise to release an Internet TV Adapter (iTVA) and rolled out AppleTV, a set-top box that allows you to stream video from your PC to your TV. This was an important move for Apple and for the entire ... More >>

Broadband Televisions to Reach 162 Million by 2011

Tuesday, 9 January 2007, 9:54 am | The Diffusion Group

A surge in the availability of high-quality web-based video content and the proliferation of solutions that network-enabled TVs will usher in a 'new wave' of television viewing, one defined less by 'walled garden' PayTV operators and more by open access and a ... More >>

Victim or victor in the Tsunami of Content?

Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 11:26 am | The Diffusion Group

This TDG Intellicast discusses the role you need to take now to emerge as a "Content King" in the rapidly evolving video market. Join us for a seven minute guided audio and visual presentation: The Tsunami of Content: 3 Key Questions You Should Be Asking More >>

New White Pape - Defining New Media

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 10:50 am | The Diffusion Group

The Diffusion Group announces its newest white paper, The Medium is the Message - New Media and its Impact on Media Consumption, which addresses the subject of digital media and the definitions of "old" and "new" media. More >>

Broadband TV - One Niche at a Time

Friday, 22 September 2006, 10:59 am | The Diffusion Group

While visiting IBC in Amsterdam two weeks ago, I attended a conference session in the Multi-Media in the Connected Home track called 'The Markets - Integration or Disintegration.' The panel discussion inevitably turned to the much-debated subject ... More >>

iTunes Headed for Living Room? You Can Bet On It

Friday, 1 September 2006, 9:59 am | The Diffusion Group

Despite Hollywood's recent fascination with broadband video distribution, online movie services such as Movielink and CinemaNow continue to languish. Neither of these services has been able to attract a critical mass of users, primarily because they ... More >>

"Digital Home Ten Years Away" Comment Refreshing

Friday, 21 July 2006, 12:02 am | The Diffusion Group

In a moment that sent shockwaves through the personal technology industry, Sonos CEO John MacFarlane told the BBC on Tuesday that he thinks the 'digital home' is still a decade away from becoming a reality. This pointed comment was picked up by ... More >>

Is the Record Industry Ready to Face the Music?

Friday, 16 June 2006, 2:16 pm | The Diffusion Group

The Sky is Falling: Is the Record Industry Ready to Face the Music? Marc Freedman, Digital Media Analyst, The Diffusion Group Download this TDG Opinion as a PDF More >>

Managing Metadata Key to New Set-Top Box Services

Saturday, 20 May 2006, 4:01 pm | The Diffusion Group

New Free Topic Paper from The Diffusion Group Explores Issues in Leveraging Metadata to Monetize Advanced Networks More >>

Yahoo Go - Genuine Personal Entertainment Guide?

Friday, 28 April 2006, 9:56 am | The Diffusion Group

With the release of Yahoo Go™, Terry Semel believes he now has a solution that could link virtually every facet of our digital lives into a single coherent user experience (bridge the gaps between the solitary 'islands' of our various entertainment experiences). ... More >>

The Problem with Internet-Based Movie Downloads

Friday, 7 April 2006, 10:59 am | The Diffusion Group

The Problem with Internet-Based Movie Downloads - The Internet Isn't Connected to the TV, Stupid! More >>

Asian Fiber-to-Home in Growth, Opporunities Vary

Tuesday, 4 April 2006, 10:59 am | The Diffusion Group

A newly released topic paper from The Diffusion Group predicts that the number of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) subscribers in Asia will grow from 4.6 million in 2005 to more than 40 million by 2010 - then accounting for as much as 25% of all Asian broadband ... More >>

Recasting the Concept of Podcasting: Part I

Friday, 24 March 2006, 2:00 pm | The Diffusion Group

Recasting the Concept of Podcasting: Part I The First in a Two-Part Series on Redefining the Concept and Role of Podcasting in the Emerging Age of Internet Media More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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