TV is Dead, Long live TV (Downloads)
Running across this interview with Jeff Zucker, pres. of NBC, really says something. Some monster media companies are starting to see the light.
Can you put the Apple iPod deal into perspective?
It is part of our overall digital strategy, something Bob Wright had laid out for us for more than a year now, which is to make our content as ubiquitous as possible, to have it be available on as many screens as possible. We want it to be on all the platforms.
Will TV as we know it die? How will TIVO and it’s brethren fair when all media is downloadable (legally) via the web?
I imagine there is going to be years of shakedown between these media formats. In the end, consumers will win, but there will be lots of victims in the process. I feel on demand, content when you want it– is going to win vs. hard copy (DVD, HD-DVD, Blu-ray, TIVO).
This just in…
According to this www.ilounge.com article. We may be seeing HBO joining the fray.