TWC COO: Beware of Over-the-Top Services
Hobbs, speaking here at the Digital Hollywood Media Summit, did not name specific providers such as Boxee or Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), both of which want to deliver content directly to viewers through set-tops or other devices connected to a high-speed Internet connection.
But the warning from the COO at the nation's second-largest cable TV operator is noteworthy, suggesting that the cable industry may look to combat over-the-top Internet services that bypass service providers such as Time Warner.
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— Steve Donohue, Contentinople