The coming battle for bandwidth

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{As published in the February issue of SeaWell’s ADAPT Newsletter} Recent articles, bandwidth slowdowns and indeed, acquisition activity point to a growing concern that we may be in for a storm in the Internet video delivery business. If you are Google, Facebook, Apple, or even Netflix, it makes sense that you’re investing some of your billions in the infrastructure that delivers your data and ensures your company’s ongoing success (Google’s capital spending rose …

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The Broadband Video Shake-up

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Broadband video is here, and it’s going to take a growing share from the TV incumbents, cable and satellite. The real question is how and when – what are the specific catalysts that are going to force cable’s hand? There are a bunch of structural conditions like people getting used to on demand through PCs and PVRs. And online video streams rising, partially spurred on, ironically, by initiatives from the …

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Hulu and Broadband Video Advertising in Canada

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Having had a lot of experience in both online video and social media, you can imagine how happy it makes me to see graphs like the one on the right indicating that these areas may be the best to weather the current economic storm. Strangely enough, while I feel strongly about the power of social media / online community to transform and democratize how we live our lives, when it comes to media …

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