Mark Cuban, founder of Broadcast.com and current chairman of HDNet: “and others have been arguing about the future of TV. I thought I would add my argument about the future of video on the Internet.”
Pivotal Research Group’s Brian Wieser: “The death of TV has been predicted with regular frequency. One of the most detailed pronouncements was published last week by Henry Blodget’s Business Insider. While the article is certainly thoughtful and among the most detailed we have read on the topic, we fundamentally disagree with many of the article’s underlying data points and related conjecture. Thus, we also disagree with the conclusions.”
In many households, the same thing has happened to the TV business that has happened to the newspaper business: The user behavior that supported the traditional all-in-one TV “packages” — networks and cable/satellite distributors — has changed. Here are the key points of this shift in user behavior for the traditional TV business.