“OTT Video: The End of Bundles?” focused on recent moves by broadcast and cable channels to offer pure over-the-top video services and what it may mean for the future of video markets. Topics discussed included the potential implications of stand-alone OTT services on the economics of video creation and distribution, the possible effect of network neutrality regulation on the video marketplace, and the FCC’s recent proposal regarding multichannel video programming distributors. The event was moderated by Scott Wallsten, Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow at TPI.
Speakers at the event were:
Laura Martin, Senior Analyst, Entertainment, Cable & Media, Needham & Company, LLC
Bruce Owen, Gordon Cain Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor in Public Policy (Emeritus), Stanford University
Philip Verveer, Senior Counselor, Office of the Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Steven Wildman, Professor of Media & Information and Quello Center Founding Director, Michigan State University and Former Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission
The videos from this and past events are also available on the TPI YouTube channel.
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