Tyler Bell - Recent Posts

OPINION: Quibi's End is a Triumph for TV

Topic: OTT, Opinion

Quibi will shut down on December 1, five weeks after co-founder Jeff Katzenberg announced that the short-form video streaming service was not viable. This is death without resurrection: the company will be liquidated, the cash refunded to investors, and the content IP returned to its creators after four years. Six...

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OPINION: Quibi's End is a Triumph for TV

Simplicity is key to positive sentiment and will fuel Operator success

Topic: AppCloud

Traditionally, Operators have been able to establish an enduring relationship with their subscribers than OTT providers and they remain in a good place to maintain this position provided they can deliver a simple and uniform consumer experience across both linear and OTT viewing. 

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Simplicity is key to positive sentiment and will fuel Operator success

Want to enable apps on TV? Here are the options

Topic: AppCloud

OTT providers, today more than ever, appreciate the need to reach the living room. Until now, operators have been limited to two options to provide OTT content on large-screen devices, and deliver the so-called 'ten-foot experience' - either Android TV, or a DIY approach based on the RDK framework or AOSP platform....

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Want to enable apps on TV? Here are the options

OPINION: CES 2020 - more TVs, more apps, more content

Topic: CES

A "primordial soup of innovation" is how Steven Sinofsky, the former President of the Windows Division at Microsoft, describes CES. It’s where attendees see the raw, unformed amino acids of innovation rather than evolved and final products.  Some technologies, like USB, emerge from the brine to dominate the...

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OPINION: CES 2020 - more TVs, more apps, more content