Future of Video Distribution, One Day Later

Peter Burrows

Well, it is less than a day later and there's big news on the topic I wrote about yesterday: the possibility that the Internet could become many people's primary platform for watching video entertainment. First, there's the news of a Yahoo-Tivo partnership. While it will start off fairly slowly, it's clear where this would logically lead: to Yahoo delivering TV programming, just like a cable company, direct to TVs equipped with both a Net connection and a Tivo box (It's interesting to think what this would mean for Yahoo's partnership with SBC, which is also developing its own IPTV service that would include a set-top box of its own).

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