Telecom has had YouTube on the brain for a while now, so it's easy to forget that the world of online content and applications has more to offer the industry than just footage of some kid practicing his light saber moves.
Like what? (you ask...) Well, games, for example. Online gaming doesn't sound like serious business, but according to a new Parks Associates study, it is. The user base is pretty well defined and so are the revenue models. As broadband-providing telcos hem and haw about what role online video might play in their offers, further adventures in gaming might sooth their need for proven revenue-generating applications.
- Telephony has the details on the Parks Associates study