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Verizon and Yahoo: Low Risk, Medium Reward

Prashob Menon | July 25, 2016

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition will pay itself back on a margin basis in about 4 years and while there isn't massive upside, there's very little downside.


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Pay to Play: Why It’s Time to End the NBA’s Luxury Tax

Prashob Menon | April 14, 2016

Despite introducing North America’s first salary cap, the NBA now boasts its least effective payroll model. To retake its leadership position, the league has drop luxury tax.


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Activision’s YouTube Moment

Prashob Menon | January 22, 2016

In January, 2016 Activision purchased MLG for $46M and it's looking like a great move.


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Why the Next Sports Empire will be Built on eSports

Prashob Menon and Liam Boluk | April 19, 2015
This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series OTT Strategy and Economics

The debate about the validity of eSports as sports misses the point. Like it or not, eSports have millions of passionate viewers and their momentum can no longer be ignored.


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Saving Cinema: The Declining State of the Movie Theatre

Prashob Menon | January 19, 2015
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Saving Cinema

Movie theaters continue expansion plans amidst a decline in domestic attendance but is their strategy likely to yield success?


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No Signal: Why Broadcast M&A will Kill Broadcasters

Prashob Menon | January 18, 2015
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Economics of TV

TV stations are bundling together at a rate 23 times greater than a decade ago but is it leading to their early demise?


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Saving Cinema III: Rescuing Independent Filmmaking

Liam Boluk and Prashob Menon | July 13, 2014
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Saving Cinema

With stagnant revenue & intensifying fragmentation, indie filmmaking has never been so perilous or misunderstood. But there are opportunities to improve fortunes.


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Saving Cinema II: How the Majors can Drive Domestic Growth

Liam Boluk and Prashob Menon | July 13, 2014
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Saving Cinema

The US film industry may not be a 'growth business' today, but it can be one tomorrow. Here's how.


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Saving Cinema I: US Film is Not a Growth Business

Liam Boluk and Prashob Menon | July 13, 2014
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Saving Cinema

In April, Jeffrey Katzenberg shocked Hollywood when he declared that “movies are not a growth business.” It isn’t. But it can become one tomorrow.


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Life in the Fast Lane: Analyzing the FCC’s Latest Proposal

Prashob Menon | June 07, 2014
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series The Structure of the Internet

A close reading of the FCC's newest proposal reveals a flexible, nuanced approach to policing the Internet; however, the question remains "will it be enough?"