Tag Archives: Convergence

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Free, a radical story turning disruptive (3/3)

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What is Free’s next disruptive innovation? Let’s borrow Free glasses for a moment, and assess where it will probaly spend the bulk of its time. What will be its road to ‘Free Dom’? Continue reading

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Free, a radical story turning disruptive (2/3)

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In 2009, Xavier Niel, Free founder and owner, has made up his mind: the future of Internet will be mobile. How will Free replicate the big hit of the Freebox, associating a dramatic advance in technology (ADSL), with an emblematic product (Freebox) and an unchallenged pricing (€29,9) in the mature mobile market? Continue reading

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Free, a radical story turning disruptive (1/3)

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What is radical and what is disruptive innovation? Following clarification on these notions, we go through the story of Free, a French alternative Telco which amazing adventure goes from radical to disruptive innovation. Continue reading

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Smart TV: who will lead the disruption?

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Will Smart TV be the same revolution that Smart Phone was for the mobile handset? Is it more an incremental innovation? If the business game welcomes new rules and new entrants, who will be the leader of this disruption? Let’s … Continue reading

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To be successful, Smart TV has to centre around the viewer experience

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In the perspective of IP&TV World Forum where I will be speaking on March 23rd, I have completed an interview with IPTVnews editor, Jamie Beach, about latest IP&TV trends: What developments have you witnessed in the IP&TV industry in the … Continue reading

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Young consumers dictating the future of TV

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The results of a new research study  – conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Cisco – were published Nov 19th. Investigation of consumer viewing habits and expectations of TV and Internet-delivered TV in the UK (UK TV Alpha Users … Continue reading

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Innovation for storytelling: new patterns, erstwhile imaginary, creative business models

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Xavier De La Porte gave on October 31st another accurate interview at Place de la Toile: he talked with Stéphane Hugon about how Internet has grown so fast and taken such an important place in our life. Stephane assumption is … Continue reading

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Smart TV and future of Television

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I’ve been through a very interesting article from Mark Suster, an experienced manager in the digital economy, now working at GRP Partners since 2007 as a General Partner and focusing on early-stage technology companies. It is called The Future of … Continue reading

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Transmedia storytelling: new opportunities for content creators to address digital consumers

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Public and consumer uses are changing. Naturally combining one media with another, audiences follow their favorite contents on any kind of screen: cinema, TV set, mobile devices, web, videogames… These audiences immersed in the 2.0 culture develop an active participation … Continue reading

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Transmedialab opens its doors!

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To foster the emergence of transmedia projects, Orange Vallée with the sponsorship of Xavier Couture, head of Orange Content Line of Business,  introduces Transmedia Lab , a working structure creating transmedia stories, open to everyone within the audiovisual , video … Continue reading

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There’s creativity in content, and in business model as well!

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I was part of the Seminar “Creative content on-line” this week. This seminar organized within the framework of the French Presidency of the European Union, was set-up by the Ministry for Culture and Communication, with the talented support of the … Continue reading

IPTV Forum in London

IPTV Forum in London has become over years the Word’s Leading IPTV event. Same as last year, I will be presenting French market overview. It is called “IPTV 2nd stage in France, growing ARPU on personal, on-demand & connected services”. My speaking slot is on Wednesday 12th, at 9:40. Meet me there!

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La convergence : 1 + 1 = ?

Comment y voir clair dans la convergence ? Economiquement, l’équation n’est pas simple pour les opérateurs. Pourtant les offres se développent et les usages foisonnent : pour le consommateur, “tout est Internet !”. Les mouvements stratégiques font également disparaître les barrières entre les secteur des médias, de l’Internet, des télcommunications et les industriels (CE) ne sont pas en reste … Ayant travaillé sur le service de convergence T-One de Deutsche Telekom, testé en France par Club-Internet (par l’équipe de Sébastien Henon, à présent Idaho Consulting), je vous propose quelques clés pour concevoir son offre de convergence, et notamment une expérience client réussie dans chaque situation !

1 La convergence pour les opérateurs, 1+1 2 ?

Historiquement la convergence grand-public semblait être une vision d’opérateurs. L’offre de couverture des opérateurs mobiles permettant les appels mobiles à la maison (in-door) initiait significativement la substitution fixe-mobile. Réciproquement, les opérateurs fixes complétant leur offre avec un terminal mobile GSM-Wi-Fi et rendant gratuits les appels passés à la maison depuis un mobile, le mouvement inverse démarrait progressivement en nombre d’abonnés.

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IPTV, the television of the 21st Century!

Club-Internet, French T-Online subsidiary, is one of the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) worldwide to have achieved Microsoft TV platform roll-out, in one of the most competitive IPTV market. 7 months following commercial launch, a survey was conducted by IPSOS, major French survey institute, addressed to 2000 IPTV subscribers among all French ISP. From a customer point of view, no doubt that IPTV is tomorrow’s TV!

Review hereafter all the results of this survey and an in-depth analysis on radical changes linked to IPTV technology and resulting business opportunities.


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L’IPTV, la télévision du 21ème siècle !

Club-Internet a fait réaliser un sondage par Ipsos auprès de 2000 clients IPTV, tous opérateurs confondus. Pour les clients, pas de doute, l’IPTV est la télévision de demain !

Découvrons ci-après d’autres résultats de ce sondage et une analyse sur les changements radicaux de l’IPTV et les opportunités de services qui en découlent.

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