Subscription Billing Blog

The new revenue recognition guidelines – remember the Y2K bug?

February 12, 2018 | Michael Isaacs

Prophets of doom envisioned catastrophic Y2K scenarios ranging from a banking collapse to nuclear reactors going haywire. Is the same true for the new FASB/IASB revenue recognition accounting standards?

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Amdocs’ acquisition of Vubiquity opens new doors for Vindicia

February 6, 2018 | Michael Isaacs

Vindicia’s parent company, Amdocs, is to acquire Vubiquity, a major provider of premium content services and technologies based in Burbank, California.

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Digital payments and diversification for publishers: Adopting a new paid-for digital mind set and new digital models

January 23, 2018 | Michael Isaacs

Part two of a four-part blog series examining the recent research report “Digital Payments and Diversification: Where Next for European Publishers?” from Vindicia and research consultancy MTM.

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New revenue recognition standards and the prophets of doom

January 17, 2018 | Michael Isaacs

The prophets of doom are enjoying a payday with the new FASB and IASB revenue recognition standards. However, a new white paper argues that the regulations will not necessarily force all companies to undergo dramatic change.

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Digital payments and diversification for publishers: Reassessing paid-for digital strategy

January 8, 2018 | Michael Isaacs

Part one of a four-part blog series examining the recent research report entitled “Digital Payments and Diversification: Where Next for European Publishers?” from Vindicia and research consultancy MTM.

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Modern consumers have shown an increasing attraction to OTT virtual payTV providers.

vMVPDs pick up millions of customers as payTV providers lose 130,000,000

January 2, 2018 | Kevin Cancilla

The fortunes of legacy payTV providers are trending down as those of virtual OTT players have exploded upward.

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Disney and MGM are launching targeted subscription platforms.

One thing to consider when targeting niche streaming audiences

December 18, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

Inspired by Disney, many entertainment companies may decide to create their own subscription-based streaming platforms.

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A record-breaking number of viewers will likely stream the winter games next year.

Innovations are shaping the way consumers view major sporting events

December 11, 2017 | Kevin Cancilla

TV stations, telecoms and service providers are creating new ways for consumers to watch live sports.

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