NAB: Broadcasters, Telcos 'Have to Work Together' - Twice

NAB: Broadcasters, Telcos 'Have to Work Together'

Despite obvious tensions between broadcasters and telcos over issues like spectrum and retransmission consent, both NAB president and CEO Gordon Smith and Verizon Communications chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam stressed the importance of cooperation between broadcasters and providers of broadband services during an April 9 general session at the NAB Show.
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Despite obvious tensions between broadcasters and telcos over issues like spectrum and retransmission consent, both NAB president and CEO Gordon Smith and Verizon Communications chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam stressed the importance of cooperation between broadcasters and providers of broadband services during an April 9 general session at the NAB Show.

During a candid but cordial discussion, both cited a rapidly changing technological landscape that is pushing the two industries into many of the same businesses, with broadcasters delivering more content over mobile devices and telcos expanding the delivery of video over their networks.

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