It’s IP, Jim, But Not as We Know It

Dateline: September 1994. I’d just started my first job in London after University working at a major international telecom operator, and the first public beta release of Netscape’s Mosaic browser was being released. As an early Internet enthusiast, I was keen to point out to the old guard “bellheads” at my new employer that this…

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Ditching the Dish?

Cutting the cord rose to a whole new level recently with the announcement that Dish has secured the Internet streaming rights for ESPN, ESPN2, ABC Family, Disney Channel and the eight ABC-owned and operated television stations.  The Disney content will serve as the anchor programming for Dish’s new nationwide TV service offered over the Internet,…