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SXSW Interactive 2016

Live Streaming Killed Cable TV Star

If you’ve used live-streaming apps like Periscope or Meerkat, you’ve seen the future. Millions of people around the globe have quickly mastered the act of broadcasting live from their phones — anytime, anywhere. It’s as simple as taking a picture, addictive and a far cry from costly traditional television production. With the power to broadcast live now in everyone’s hands, those high barriers to entry are gone. This panel will explore the future of live streaming and what it means for the cable industry.

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  1. What's happening on Periscope, Meerkat & YouNow?
  2. How is it changing our video consumption habits?
  3. What does it mean for the cable TV industry?



Jon Erlichman, Journalist/Entrepreneur , LifeStream

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  • Tags: periscope, meerkat, younow
  • Event: Interactive
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Content and Distribution
  • Level: Intermediate
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