Pay-TV providers grapple with the OTT video threat

Jim Barthold, FierceIPTVPay-TV providers have spent a lot of time trying to fight over-the-top (OTT) video and the consumer electronics (CE) industry's moves to enable these services via so-called "smart TVs," but they have realized consumers now have multiple options to get the content they want. Jim Barthold, Editor of FierceIPTV, examines how OTT's threat/opportunity is largely misunderstood by pay-tv providers in his new Editor's Corner. Read more

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