Alan Wolk is the co-founder and lead analyst for media consultancy TV[R]EV
The leading smart TV makers are taking a page from the Roku playbook and are also now close to making more money selling ads than gadgets
The services that made the most extensive use of social media, Netflix and Disney, are also the ones that hav experienced that greatest subscriber growth
Analyst calls T-Mobile’s surrender 'TV’s Stalingrad, the moment the tide turned inexorably in the opposite direction'
Alan Wolk: It’s the first of many similar decisions NBCU and other big networks are going to be making as they consolidate their linear offerings on linear and prepare to migrate the bulk of their business to streaming
TV[REV] Analyst Alan Wolk: Why it’s exciting to see that iSpot, a company that is busy redefining TV measurement in many ways, has now added the subjective to their arsenal
Analyst Alan Wolk ponders what happens now to WarnerMedia's big streaming service. To its long-awaited Roku deal? And those poor cinema chains?
TV[R]EV analyst Alan Wolk ponders six essential questions about WarnerMedia’s huge distribution move
As analyst Alan Wolk notes, we may have written off the MVPDs for dead, but the truth is that there are still far more people who still subscribe to them than don’t
Alan Wolk: How is the industry going to handle this new interim period, where traditional pay TV is far from dead, but streaming is rapidly growing an audience?
The regional sports network model remains intractable, but the disruptive viewing habits of younger fans--not to mention the pandemic--could change everything
Apple’s biggest mistake in its bid to become a major player in the TV industry has been its puzzling decision not to roll out a lower priced streaming device
This was the proverbial elephant in the room during this week's Apple event. And the big bundling announcement did little to address it
We have been predicting this new era for the past 10 years or so, but it seems that the massive change is finally underway
While talks with Peacock and HBO Max have basically broken down over the same broad issues, TV[R]EV analyst Alan Wolk says the connected TV platforms offer their program suppliers dissimilar value propositions
TV[R]ev analyst Alan Wolk says the technology to enable serious change in the TV business has existed for many years. And thanks to the pandemic, serious change might finally be upon us.
For those getting existing HBO Now service through Roku, Amazon or Dish, a little price break might have gone a long way
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