Video service providers are undergoing dramatic change. New competitors and big established players are taking over and dominating the market. Feature wars are rampant. From providing more content to offering viewers more choice, and from linear TV to live and on-demand Internet services, consumers are...

Decades of investment in proprietary set-tops requiring expensive “home installation” has paid off. Twenty, thirty and fifty channel systems in the 1970s turned into many hundreds of channels by the 1990’s. Rivers of fresh, specialized content filled every audience niche. ...