Archive | January 9, 2012

2012 International CES Kicks Off Today

9 Jan

With more than 100 products introduced at the CES Unveiled event last night and press day opening today, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announces that the 2012 International CES will be the association’s second largest show in history when show floor opens on Tuesday. For a sneak peek at the show floor before it opens, visit CES’s YouTube channel and for a look at the innovation from CES Unveiled, click here.

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Disney-Comcast Agreement a Positive for Content Owners & Video Providers

9 Jan

The Walt Disney Company’s (Disney — rated ‘A'; Outlook Stable by Fitch) and Comcast Corporation’s (Comcast — rated ‘BBB+'; Outlook Stable) announcement that the two companies have secured a long-term comprehensive distribution agreement is a positive for Disney and other content providers, according to Fitch Ratings. Fitch views the deal as evidence of its belief that providers of in-demand, high quality content will continue to monetize it in incremental ways and thrive amid, rather than be pressured by, the proliferation of alternative distribution platforms.

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