Free TV heading way of vinyl

The rise of internet television (IPTV) – and in particular, user-generated websites such as YouTube – will soon see free-to-air networks “simply disappear”, along the lines of how vinyl records were superceded, according to one of the world’s most senior media consultants.Philip Evans, US-based senior partner and managing director of the Boston Consulting Group – and an internationally regarded expert on media convergence – also warned pay-TV operators they must not be complacent in the face of the IPTV threat.Mr Evans has told The Australian in an extended interview that major audience disintegration for free-to-air TV could occur within a handful of years.
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23420452-7582,00.html

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