QUESTIONS PAYMEDIA CAN HELP ANSWER...
How can Pay TV
operators avoid cord-cutting behaviours in their customer base?
What is the impact of
over-the-top (OTT) services on Pay TV landscapes?
How can interactive
services be successfully used to differentiate, improve customer
service and reduce churn?
Who are the leading IPTV
providers worldwide and why are they successful?
What kinds of
interactive content and services should Cable, Satellite and IPTV services be
providing to their subscribers?
How are leading Pay TV
operators launching and marketing HDTV services?
user-generated content be exploited by Emerging IPTV and
Traditional Pay TV operators?
What impact will IPTV and OTT have in
incumbent Cable & Satellite providers?
On-Demand services be made more compelling?
How do you accelerate the
switch-off of analogue TV broadcasts and how can traditional
are IPTV operators using to differentiate their offer in leading
What are consumer responses to
triple and quad-play marketing?
operators improve their pay-to-basic ratios?
What impact can customer
insight, behavioural tracking, personalisation, and
recommendation have on customer contribution and loyalty?
How can simple
improvements to the user-interface, navigation and the
Electronic Programme Guide be used to raise customer
satisfaction and reduce churn?
What impact do middleware
choices have the on success of a Pay TV offer?
'Catch-Up TV' and how does it differ from the concept of the
How are Pay TV operators
delivering 3D TV services to their subscribers and what is the
operators delivering and marketing integrated, connected-home
products and services?
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