Why Google May Face a Tough Road Under President Trump

Its ties with the Obama administration and employee donations to Clinton won’t help. Alphabet’s Google faces a tougher regulatory landscape as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration looks poised to reverse Obama administration policies that often favored the internet giant in the company’s battles with telecoms and cable heavyweights, analysts say. Google GOOGL 1.14% had close ties with outgoing Democratic… Read More

Google Fiber Exec Praises Fixed Wireless Sector at a Conference Keynote

Google Fiber Exec Praises Fixed Wireless Sector at a Conference Keynote – Original Post Google Fiber has made its commitment to point-to-point fixed wireless clear as part of its “hybrid” 1 Gbps service strategy with the much talked about recent acquisition of Webpass. Webpass focuses on high-speed data deployments to residences and businesses primarily using point-to-point wireless. Milo Medin, VP of… Read More

Awards Keynote Showcases Exclusive WISP Industry Research

Awards Keynote Showcases Exclusive WISP Industry Research – Original Post Brand-new for WISPAPALOOZA 2016, WISPA sponsored a quantified study on the nature of the WISP industry. The report is being announced at the show, with Jimmy Schaeffler, chairman and chief service officer of Carmel Group, making data available to members Tuesday evening during the Annual Awards Reception and Keynote (7:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.).  The report outlines,… Read More

6 More Trends Driving the Future of TV

Part 2: Technology-enabled shifts in the distribution ecosphere Following up on six trends driving the future of content, here are six technology-enabled developments that are driving how television content is distributed and consumed.   1. More (and Smarter) Devices Both mobile and stationary devices will continue to populate the home, business and travel lives of Americans. That’s because we like it!… Read More

Time to Cut Those Bloated Media Pay Checks

Is Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav really worth $156 million a year? Although Discovery Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK)’s board of directors seems to think so, it’s increasingly hard to see how. At a time when big traditional media companies are under assault from new-media upstarts and media stock prices are slumping, it’s pretty tough to justify such a… Read More

The Business Strategy Behind the Fragmenting OTT Market

This panel explores the business strategies behind the unbundling and unraveling of the industry as it moves from cable to the cloud and the subsequent sprint to build new OTT experiences. By Streaming Media Editorial Staff Posted on February 8, 2016 From Netflix, HBO and Showtime, to broader offerings such as Dish’s Sling, CBS’s All Access, Comcast’s Stream, and Apple… Read More