Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Network speeds: back to reality

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 21 March 14

Telecoms networks in the real world often fail to live up to expectations.

"I'm far too sensible to attempt a live demonstration over a wireless connection," said Spencer Stephens, executive vice president and CTO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, during his keynote presentation at TV Connect this week. He was showing off a companion app for the latest Men In Black movie. Like DVD extras on steroids, it allows someone streaming a film from Sony's Netflix-rivalling UltraViolet service to their tablet to pause the movie and access a vast catalogue of behind…

"I'm far too sensible to attempt a live demonstration over a wireless connection," said Spencer Stephens, executive vice president and CTO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, during his keynote presentation at TV Connect this week. He was showing off a companion app for the latest Men In Black movie. Like DVD extras on steroids, it allows someone streaming a film from Sony's Netflix-rivalling UltraViolet service to their tablet to pause the movie and access a vast catalogue of behind…

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