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Thursday, August 13 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
The Rise of OTT

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Over-The-Top (“OTT”) video and broadband has emerged as a major media distribution system.  We’ll explore the landscape of OTT, talk about its implications for the cable broadband industry and look at the opportunities and threats to community media that it may present.


Joseph Van Eaton

Partner, Best Best & Krieger
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Michael Eisenmenger

executive director, Community Media Center of Marin
Michael Eisenmenger worked for years as a community media advocate and producer with many NYC organizations including Paper Tiger TV, Deep Dish TV, Manhattan Neighborhood Network and the Independent Media Centers (IMC).  He coordinated the satellite programming for the IMC in Seattle during the WTO and for later mass protests in Washington DC and Mexico. Michael also co-founded Media Jumpstart in 2000, a non-profit organization providing web... Read More →
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Frederick Ellrod

Director, Communications Policy & Regulation Division, Communications Policy and Regulation Division
Frederick E. Ellrod III (Rick) is Director of the Communications Policy and Regulation Division of Fairfax County’s Department of Cable and Consumer Services. From 1992 until he joined the County in 2009, he worked as an attorney in a law firm representing local governments on cable and telecommunications issues. He graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude in 1986 and holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Boston University (1979).

Thursday August 13, 2015 1:45pm - 3:15pm
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