Time Warner Cable to launch live TV streaming app for iPad
Time Warner Cable is opening up their walled garden cable tv service to other devices, starting with the iPad. The service will still be locked to the consumers’ home.
Their iPad app will be a free to download and will only work for people who subscribe to both video and Internet services from TWC. The service only works when the iPad is connected to the company’s cable modem via a Wi-Fi router. I bet people will find their way around this.
This is a nice first step. But eventually subscribers will want to be able to consume the content beyond their home area. Subscribers will want more choice and open access to content services beyond those channels and titles contracted by TWC. But still with the QoS that traditional digital cable can offer.
Video cause 20-fold traffic increase in 4 years
DE-CIX, The German Internet exchange, among – if not the- largest Internet hubs of the world, is expecting data traffic to increase 20 fold by the end of 2015. An important point that drives the yearly doubling of Internet traffic is the increasing HDTV content broadcasts – the number of terminal devices with high definition capability is going to explode in the coming years…
Future of remote controls?
This is what Sony thinks is the future of Google TV remote controls:
Cord cutting Yeas and Nays
Interesting news mail from The Morning BRIDGE
“Cord-Cutting Yeas, Nays & Maybes
Gizmodo getting the idea
I’ve been writing about (1) (2) (3) the next advancements in OTT content. Especially related to the original and the new Apple TV…