Today there are millions of expatriates — people living abroad for work, retirement, school, and proximity to families. These expatriates aren’t quite ready to give everything up from their homeland. They want to feel connected with their native community and watching homegrown TV in their...

Video service providers are undergoing dramatic change. New competitors and big established players are taking over and dominating the market. Feature wars are rampant. From providing more content to offering viewers more choice, and from linear TV to live and on-demand Internet services, consumers are...

Choice and independence. This is what today’s video consumers are demanding. In fact, according to a study by TiVo last year, some 77% of consumers want a-la-carte TV and aren’t interested in paying for expensive TV packages with channels they don’t watch....

Security, uptime, scalability, and extensibility are critical to achieving world-class OTT and TVE monetization. These “non-functional” requirements cover two broad areas — execution qualities such as security and usability and evolution qualities such as scalability, extensibility and maintainability....

Decades of investment in proprietary set-tops requiring expensive “home installation” has paid off. Twenty, thirty and fifty channel systems in the 1970s turned into many hundreds of channels by the 1990’s. Rivers of fresh, specialized content filled every audience niche. ...