Bandwidth Overkill, Episode 6: Yahoo Wins The NBA Draft

This week we’re talking about the winner of NBA draft broadcast ratings, Comcast unleashes what they call the ‘Netflix Killer’ and Idaho becomes the center of the cord-cutting universe.

Links from the show:

FlyPack-Audio Startup Looks To Expand Into Sports
http://www.sportsvideo.org/2016/06/21/flypack-audio-startup-looks-to-expand-into-sports/?utm_source=SVG+Newsletter&utm_campaign=6329846700-my_google_analytics_key&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5ccb082d23-6329846700-77573997

Municipal fiber network will let customers switch ISPs in seconds
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/06/what-if-switching-fiber-isps-was-as-easy-as-clicking-a-mouse/

Comcast CEO Prepares His Netflix Killer for an Olympics Showcase
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-20/comcast-ceo-prepares-his-netflix-killer-for-an-olympics-showcase?utm_source=%23SportsDaily&utm_campaign=ce71bde88f-SD_June22_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3f77fb2fcb-ce71bde88f-308163561

NBC’s Olympics app includes scores, schedules, news, and video of everything except the actual events
http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/06/19/nbcs-olympics-app-includes-scores-schedules-news-and-video-of-everything-except-the-actual-events/

You can check out Episode 5 of Bandwidth Overkill, where we talk about how ESPN is betting big on cable and HBO drops the ball with Game of Thrones.

Bandwidth Overkill, Episode 5: Damn The Torpedoes!

This week on the podcast we talk about how ESPN is throwing even more money at college sports, VIDGO makes a misstep and HBO drops the ball during the live Game of Thrones broadcast. We also delve into HTML5 versus Flash for streaming video, Marshall POV cameras and wrapping up the NBA Finals.

Bandwidth Overkill is a podcast from NetCast Sports Network that follows the continuing startup adventures of NCSN – Growth Hacking, Cord Cutting and Streaming Live Without Getting Crushed By The Cable Giants

Dish drops NFL channels after deal expires
https://www.engadget.com/2016/06/17/dish-nfl-network-redzone-deal/

Tribune Media Blacks Out Dish in 33 Markets
http://www.tvtechnology.com/news/0002/tribune-blacks-out-dish-in-33-markets/278810

ESPN stays in the game, ponies up $1.14B for Big Ten package
http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/Journal/Issues/2016/06/20/Media/ESPN-Big-Ten.aspx

HBO Streaming Services Went Down During ‘Game Of Thrones’ Because Of Course They Did
https://consumerist.com/2016/06/20/hbo-streaming-services-went-down-during-game-of-thrones-because-of-course-they-did/

Netflix subscribers would rather pay more than see ads, says unscientific survey
http://www.avclub.com/article/netflix-subscribers-would-rather-pay-more-see-ads–220993

Can Netflix Survive in the New World It Created?
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/19/magazine/can-netflix-survive-in-the-new-world-it-created.html

New Streaming Service VIDGO Prepares For Launch, Promises To Let Subscribers Build Their Own Programming Packages
http://www.cutcabletoday.com/what-is-vidgo/

VIDGO Retracts MLB Network Offering Claim
http://www.rokuki.com/vidgo-retracts-mlb-network-offering-claim/

Google-backed group says ‘Ditch the Box’ proposal a ploy to delay negotiations with FCC
http://www.fiercecable.com/story/google-backed-group-says-ditch-box-proposal-ploy-delay-negotiations-fcc/2016-06-17

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If you missed the last show, you can listen to Bandwidth Overkill Episode 4 right now!

And now you can check out Episode 6 of the Bandwidth Overkill podcast right now as well!