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Going Deep: Fox’s Risky Bet on the NFL

Going Deep: Fox’s Risky Bet on the NFL

Fox’s aggressive bid for Thursday Night Football rights confirms that the NFL is still the top media property – but will it stay that way? The King of Content Looking across the content landscape, live sports remains the most lucrative – ...
Jump Start: Oculus looks to bring VR to the mainstream

Jump Start: Oculus looks to bring VR to the mainstream

At their 4th annual Oculus Connect event, Facebook formally announced a long-rumored expansion to their family of VR products – the Oculus Go, set to launch in early 2018. The Go is a standalone VR headset, meaning it does not need to be ...
As ESPN wobbles, Pay TV providers take aim

As ESPN wobbles, Pay TV providers take aim

For years, ESPN has been hailed as the “crown jewel” or “golden goose” of Pay TV; the unassailable asset that would continuously grow and churn out profits for Disney. Even as recently as 2011, ESPN hit new subscriber records, with over 100 ...
The Skinny Bundle Landscape

The Skinny Bundle Landscape

Consumer and operator interest in the skinny bundle arena is heating up – while services like Sling TV and Playstation Vue launched in 2015, other players in the Media and Entertainment ecosystem appeared to take a wait-and-see approach to this ...