Category Archives: Industry News

What Cisco’s VNI Says About Connectivity in the Year 2021

The latest data from the 11th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast (2016 to 2021) came out this month, and it’s safe to say that the projections all point to a surge in the Internet of Things, connectivity enhancements and internet speed improvements. As people around the world continue to […]

Hollywood Creative Forum Springboards Diverse Talent into the Business

The Hollywood Creative Forum (HCF) is just around the corner, and veterans of the film and television industry are getting ready to descend on Beverly Hills on February 21-22. Hosted by the Walter Kaitz Foundation, the two-day packed event full of luncheons, panels, meet-and-greets and one-on-ones is dedicated to fostering diversity and business intelligence within […]

The State of TV Everywhere in America in 2017

Over the last few weeks, we’ve done status checks on American’s internet connectivity and speeds and on premium television. This week, we’re doing an assessment of TV Everywhere and TV apps. The rise of connected-devices and improved broadband access over the past several years has paved the way for a whole new way of watching […]

Safer Internet Day and Why It Matters

Next week on February 7, NCTA – The Internet and Television Association will add its support to the worldwide celebration of Safer Internet Day 2017 – “Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet”. Now taking place in over 100 countries, Safer Internet Day is an annual, globally coordinated event promoting the efforts of internet users […]

Do Robots Hint at the Future of the Internet of Things?

Robots might always seem to be a concept that’s way off in the future, or conveyed to us as thrilling ideas we see in the big blockbuster movies, but in 2017, many already exist in our smart homes. Amazon’s ALEXA, and Google Home, which are essentially voice-operated assistants, are early forms of robots, awaiting commands […]

Turner Takes on eSports in a Big Way

Packed stadiums. Thrilling matches. World-class players. Chanting spectators. No, this isn’t the World Cup or the Olympics. We are talking about eSports, or in other words, professional competitive video gaming, and it’s been catching CES attendees and the mainstream media by storm here in Las Vegas this week. But first, an introduction for the newbies. […]

What We’re Looking Forward to at CES 2017!

Another New Year, another trip to Las Vegas for CES – the Consumer Electronics Show. Put on by our friends at CTA, the annual technology bonanza is an opportunity for the world peek into the future and see what’s in store for digital devices in 2017 and beyond. On display will be everything from the […]

Number of Original Scripted TV Series Reaches All Time High

If you’re like me, the end of the year means eagerly reading every “best of” list you can get your hands on. This probably also results in your “must watch” list tripling in length. That list might get even longer than usual this year. According to new figures released by FX Networks Research, the number […]