Category: OTT

The coming TeleMedia Ecosystem, Mobile2020 my presentations at TeleCruise 2014 Oslo

Here are my slides from today’s TeleCruise event in Oslo. New TeleMedia ecosystem Gerd Leonhard Telecruise final-web  6MB PDF Owncloud (same file)   Dropbox version (same file).  Check out the Flickr best-of-slides UPDATE: here are the MOBILE2020 slides (second talk): Mobile 2020 Futurist Gerd Leonhard Telecruise-web Download via Dropbox (same file) 6MB PDF     ...

▶2 short BBC Interviews on the Future of Television (Futurist Gerd on YouTube)

▶ Gerd Leonhard BBC Interview on the Future of Television – YouTube. These clips were recorded in NY in 2012. Thanks to the BBC for making this available.  

Tribeca Film Festival’s Cara Cusumano urges film industry to forget piracy, embrace internet (I kinda said that before so… good to hear it elsewhere:)

Read the entire post via ABC.au – there are a lot of good nuggets in here. Thanks Cara.  Here are some excerpts: “Piracy is less about people not wanting to pay and more about just wanting the immediacy – people saying, ‘I want to watch Spiderman right now’ and downloading it,” she ...

Via QZ.com TV industry take note: this is what being disrupted by Amazon looks like

Total digitisation + total efficiency = Digital Darwinism TV industry take note: this is what being disrupted by Amazon looks like – Quartz. Amazon yesterday thrust itself into the increasingly crowded battle for control of your living room, with the launch of its own streaming device, FireTV. The online retailer has an uphill battle ahead in streaming video—a ...

Crowd-funding platform Kickstarter launches iTunes film channel (OTT funding meets OTT distribution)

This is a fabulous idea and certainly bodes well for the future of crowd funding and OTT media distribution. Kickstarter paves the way – nice job! Kickstarter has launched a dedicated film channel on iTunes, letting users rent and buy films successfully funded by the crowd-funding platform. Those who download it can ...

Meet me at Capacity East in Dubai March 3 2014: Keynote on Big Data, the Future of ICT and the Internet

Read more here. Rather modest title (just kidding). Hope to see you there. In the meantime feel free to watch my previous talk on this, here. Exclusively for Capacity Middle East 2014 delegates, Gerd Leonhard will be presenting his unique insight into what is next for wholesale telecoms including scenarios that we are likely to see ...

Apple TV is over (for me)

Ever since I got netflix to work 😉 Read this piece below for more details on Apple TV A fancypants Apple-made big-screen HDTV device that seems to float in the air and function like a delightful work of art… . It not only seems unlikely any time soon, but also unlikely ...

Here is my presentation from the Big Picture Summit in Delhi (today): the Future of Media and Advertising

High resolution PDF Low resolution PDF And while you are here, check out my public file-sharing folders on Dropbox aka GerdCloud: download all of my books, presentations, images, essays free of charge:).  The PDF with my last book “The Future of Content” is here, Kindle version is here. And… visit my Youtube channel ...

Guest post on ITU WORLD BLOG | From “the new oil” to cyborgs…

ITU WORLD BLOG | From “the new oil” to cyborgs….

Great piece on cord cutters, cable and OTT

“But the cable companies aren’t exclusively in the business of selling TV. They’re really in the business of communications infrastructure, which is TV, phone, and Internet. The Internet business in particular has done very well for them. Since cable video subs peaked in the late 1990s, the industry has added ...

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