Monday, 10 December 2018

Friday Review: Under the weather

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 22 March 13

Telcos debate importance of content, customer service and cloud capabilities in TV space.

In the U.K. we have a climate that is perfectly suited to staying indoors and watching television. That fact has been particularly painfully evident over the past few weeks. I don't think I've had a single conversation recently that didn't involve at least one party complaining about the unseasonal cold/snow/general gloom we're experiencing...although admittedly that might say more about what a fascinating human being I am than anything else. With indoor pursuits in mind (yes, I'm still talking about television), I headed to the TV Connect event in London this week where a number of telecoms players shared their experiences of IPTV and related content services. "[We provide] overcast TV," announced Philippe Brodeur, director of AerTV, the television arm of Irish broadband and phone provider Magnet Networks. Well, that's appropriate, I thought…

In the U.K. we have a climate that is perfectly suited to staying indoors and watching television. That fact has been particularly painfully evident over the past few weeks. I don't think I've had a single conversation recently that didn't involve at least one party complaining about the unseasonal cold/snow/general gloom we're experiencing...although admittedly that might say more about what a fascinating human being I am than anything else. With indoor pursuits in mind (yes, I'm still talking about television), I headed to the TV Connect event in London this week where a number of telecoms players shared their experiences of IPTV and related content services. "[We provide] overcast TV," announced Philippe Brodeur, director of AerTV, the television arm of Irish broadband and phone provider Magnet Networks. Well, that's appropriate, I thought…

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