For 30 years, cable fought broadcast for a foothold in the media business. Now, the war is over. But the tables have turned.
The NY Times Obit for blockbuster prime time broadcast network TV might be 10 years late.
Marie-Antoinette and Barrack Obama wouldn’t be breaking bread together over the February digital TV transition date.
Nielsen says that as over-the-air households go digital they watch more TV, and that most of that gain is cable programming. Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Inc. analyst Craig Moffett says “the digital TV transition could represent a once-in-a generation catalyst for cable stocks.” The analysis posits that digital signal coverage will be less than what non-cable consumers are used… Read more →
Nielsen says millions of TV’s will go dark when television goes digital in February 2009. But will anyone notice?