Monday, May 13, 2013

Businesses Lining Up for Service in Longmont, FTTH Build-Out Studied | community broadband networks

Businesses Lining Up for Service in Longmont, FTTH Build-Out Studied | community broadband networks: If LPC wants to pursue a triple play offering, Uptown estimates it would cost another $6 million. At this point, LPC does not consider triple play a good investment:

"The young generation that's active now, they don't watch TV in the conventional way," Jordan said. At a recent presentation, he said, when he asked a college student how often he watched traditional scheduled TV programming, the response was "Never."

The implication here is the subscriber television channel Internet service offering is losing its appeal going forward with the changing viewing habits of younger adults.  This is a potentially huge disruption of the current business models of both incumbent cable providers and telcos offering TV in service bundles like AT&T's U-Verse product.  It's also very disruptive of the TV advertising business model that has traditionally targeted younger adults.  

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