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Jonathan Weitz Among ’40 Under 40′ in Multichannel News 2015 Lineup

(Multichannel News) Kent Gibbons June 29, 2015 The editors of Multichannel News have announced the 2015 class of “40 under 40,” who will be honored in a special report in the magazine on Monday, July 27. MCN has been selecting “40 under 40” classes ... Read More

Jonathan Weitz to moderate the panel on Advanced Advertising at the 2015 New York Media Festival

(IBB Consulting) August 19, 2015 Jonathan Weitz will moderate a panel on Advanced Advertising at the New York Media Festival, Future of Television,  to be held in New York City on October 9, 2015. The 2015 Future of Television event focuses on bringing together ... Read More

Jefferson Wang to speak on “The Convergence of Enterprise Mobility and Cloud” at CTIA Super Mobility 2015

(IBB Consulting) August 19, 2015   Jefferson Wang will speak at the CTIA Super Mobility 2015 Conference to be held at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas on September 9, 2015.  The CTIA conference is the largest and most influential forum in the Americas ... Read More

“The age of good-enough smartphones is coming”, Jefferson Wang

(CNET) Roger Cheng August 14, 2015 When it comes to premium smartphones, a brave new world is coming -- and it's unclear where Samsung Electronics fits in it. The change is coming slowly, but surely. You're starting to see it with the emergence of ... Read More

Fixing The Cable Customer Experience

(Multichannel News) Justin Forer, IBB Consulting June 17, 2015 It is no secret that consumers believe that cable operators need to improve in the customer-experience department. The latest writing on the wall came earlier this month, when the American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) ... Read More

Post-Cable Era: Transformations in the Communications Industry

(Consulting Magazine) Eric Krell June 8, 2015 Telecom’s in a major transition and “Communications Service Provider Consultants” find themselves confronting many new challenges for clients. And there’s also ample opportunity—especially in the areas of compliance, competition, consolidation and cost. How do you consult to ... Read More

Gerry Ford Sees Mid-Market Operators Deploying DOCSIS 3.1 by 2018

(Light Reading) Mari Silbey May 18, 2015 The industry has largely ignored the problem of upstream bandwidth in favor of extending downstream capacity to accommodate gigabit- and multi-gigabit-per-second speeds. Now Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is ready to reevaluate the situation. A mid-split at 85MHz might ... Read More

Using CCAP To Manage The Spectrum Bump While Transitioning To a Completely IP-based Platform

(CED Magazine) Dan Dodson and Michael Rogombe-Williams, IBB Consulting May 11, 2015 Cable operators that are transitioning to a completely IP-based platform are making significant progress. Others are finalizing plans, ready to take major strides toward what has become a common goal for operators ... Read More

How Travel Brands Plan To Unbutton Sales Via Apple Watch Apps

(Mobile Commerce Daily) Alex Samuely May 5, 2015 As the Apple Watch begins showing up on consumers’ wrists, numerous top brands from the travel sector are rolling out wearable applications to enhance their smartphone apps and drive sales via features such as keyless ... Read More

IBB Consulting Supports OzTAM In Introducing “A Ground-Breaking New Reporting Tool” for Cross-Platform Audience Measurement

(TV Tonight) David Knox May 11, 2015 OzTAM introduces new cross-platform data to reflect online numbers. OzTAM has been trialling audience measurement with tablets and smartphones via IBB Consulting Group and measuring 10% of panel homes with PC’s since 2012. Described as “a ground-breaking ... Read More