Friday, December 23, 2005

Weekend Reading

The Hollywood Reporter has two articles on Viacom: the New Viacom and the News CBS. Look out for a social networking buy by Viacom (which has little debt). CBS is exploring growth from on-demand on several platforms, while trying to maintain its CBS network and sell-off Simon & Schuster and the theme parks. Strikingly, cable networks are at Viacom, but CBS bought one recently (CSTV).

Net neutrality:
Another short overview on BusinessWeek Online and Dean 'let me use my pipes the way I want' Bubley's opinion.

Phillip Swann's predictions for 2006, centering around HDTV, VoD and Yahoo! buy of TiVo.

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