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The Future of Video Policy and Business Models
January 24, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Traditional pay TV is beginning to lose subscribers. Wall Street analyst Craig Moffett called this past year pay TV’s “worst 12 month stretch ever.” At the same time, over-the-top providers, primarily Netflix, are growing quickly. Yet, not all analysts believe Netflix has the winning business model. New business models and threats to old business models dovetail with various efforts at policy reform in Washington, including debates over usage-based billing, Internet “signal importation,” and a la carte choices rather than bundles of channels. This conference will discuss these and other issues facing the video market.
“The Future of Video Policy and Business Models” will be held Friday, January 24, 2014 from 9:00am to 11:00am at the National Press Club, located at 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, in Washington, DC. A continental breakfast will be served. Questions should be directed to Ashley Benjamin at [email protected]. Members of the press should contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].
Paul Gallant, Managing Director and Telecom Policy Analyst, Guggenheim Partners
Howard Homonoff, Principal and Managing Director, Homonoff Media Group
Jeffrey Prince, Associate professor and the Cathie and Jerry Anderson Faculty Fellow, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Scott Wallsten (moderator), Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute