Disney streaming bursting the bubble

Disney streaming bursting the bubble

Disney streaming Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 15 August 2017 Disney streaming bursting the bubble I’m a steaming content kind of guy.  A few years back, I cut the proverbial cord, diving headfirst into the likes of Netflix, Hulu and HBO Go. Truth...
NFL Yahoo live stream a success

NFL Yahoo live stream a success

The numbers are in and it looks like the NFL Yahoo live stream was a success, foretelling what could be the future for all sports – and a potential blow to the cable TV giants. The NFL reported that the Buffalo-Jacksonville game, played in London and streamed for free...
HBO announcement spells doom for cable and satellite

HBO announcement spells doom for cable and satellite

HBO to unleash a game-changer. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 16 October 2014 HBO announcement spells doom for cable and satellite The revolution to rid ourselves of cable and satellite TV providers took a long-awaited step forward yesterday when HBO...
Cutting the cord on cable and satellite TV

Cutting the cord on cable and satellite TV

Cutting the cord on cable and satellite TV What are cable providers to do now? More American are cutting the cord from cable and satellite TV. That means changes are afoot for those providers. Are they the next to fall victim to the Blockbuster Syndrome? That is, will...
Cable companies becoming ISPs?

Cable companies becoming ISPs?

Cable companies becoming ISPs? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 24 March 2014 Cable companies have to change into something So this is how it’s going be. Just as a deal between Netflix and Comcast was announced to ensure Netflix viewers would get the most...
Cable companies are a dying breed

Cable companies are a dying breed

Cable companies are a dying breed Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 29 May 2012 Trends are going the wrong way but there are opportunities The conundrum of cable companies is a failure of recognizing who the customer is, which means it is a failure of brand....
The future of Netflix doesn’t rest on two brands

The future of Netflix doesn’t rest on two brands

The future of Netflix doesn’t rest on two brands Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 September 2011 Netflix doesn’t need a Qwikster brand A letter sent Sunday evening by Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings begins with an apology, followed by an...
Cable and satellite TV are just other examples of doomed brands

Cable and satellite TV are just other examples of doomed brands

Cable and satellite will die Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 10 August 2010 Cable and satellite TV are just other examples of doomed brands We’ve discussed the impending death of cable and satellite TV before, but there’s now another nail in the coffin....
Cable and satellite TV are just other examples of doomed brands

Cable TV and Satellite TV brands need to redefine themselves

Cable and satellite TV Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 15 April 2010 Cable TV and Satellite TV brands need to redefine themselves A few weeks back I blogged about how streaming the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on my computer made me re-think the...
DISH tries that old tactic: Price

DISH tries that old tactic: Price

Dish just proves same-ness Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 15 February 2010 DISH tries that old tactic: Price I do this and I’d like to know if others, especially men, do the same: Constantly consider switching to cable (if you are a satellite TV user) or...
DISH tries that old tactic: Price

DISH Network: Following the leader to Loserville

DirecTV is winning. Dish not so much. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 May 2009 DISH Network: Following the leader to Loserville If seems investors think losing customers is good news as long as you are losing less than anticipated. The shares of DISH...