Business Case for CloudTV

Virtualization of CPE functions is accelerating time to market for services such as cloud-based guides and online video experiences across entire pay-TV customer footprints. This study by ACG Research shows that using CloudTV to bring rich, consistent UIs from the cloud to any STB or connected devices can deliver orders of magnitude of scalability and can reduce total cost of ownership by 83%. 


About Michael Kennedy and ACG Research
ACG Research ( is an analyst and consulting company that focuses in the networking and telecom space. Their best-in-class subject matter analysts have a combined 120+ years of experience and expertise in telecom segments that address both technology and business issues.


With 30+ years of experience in the telecom industry Dr. Michael Kennedy develops TCO analyses that support product launches, TCO tools used in one-on-one sales consultation, ROI analysis of turnkey solutions and use cases, ROI analysis of incremental revenue opportunities and economic evaluations of service pricing policies. Dr. Kennedy holds three degrees in electrical engineering, a Ph.D. from New York University, a master's degree from MIT, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Akron. He is a registered Professional Engineer.

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