Who Will Control Your Digital Media?


It’s still unclear is if the digital home will be a consumer-controlled environment or a carrier-controlled one. Samsung said today it is realigning to put its digital media assets in its telecommunications division, but meanwhile Forrester sees Apple moving to unify the broadband networks with the audio visual networks inside a consumer’s home through some sort of hub strategy combined with installation services. In this scenario, the consumer buys the tools used to access and navigate digital content coming from the web, rather than using an ISP-supplied set-top box. Continue reading at GigaOM.

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