Netflix profits up. Wall Street cheers. Be afraid.

Netflix profits up. Wall Street cheers. Be afraid.

Netflix profits up. Wall Street cheers. Be afraid. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 28 January 2011 The competition is coming Netflix profits surged in the 4th quarter as it saw a increase in subscribers and a decrease in the costs to get them. As a result,...
Google takes a game-changing step. Is Apple listening?

Google takes a game-changing step. Is Apple listening?

Google is set to change TV Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 May 2010 Google takes a game-changing step. Is Apple listening? I know you’re not supposed to say I told you so, but we did. The news today that Google is setting out to revolutionize television...
Cable TV and Satellite TV brands need to redefine themselves

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...
The challenge of on-line media. Who pays for it?

The challenge of on-line media. Who pays for it?

On-line ad revenue, an untapped jungle Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 July 2009 The challenge of on-line media. Who pays for it? Apparently media moguls have gathered at Sun Valley Idaho this week to make strategies and plans to increase advertising...
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...