With the flurry of analyses and frenzied sound bites behind us, the $12.5 billion Google acquisition of Motorola Mobility now enters the deeper-dive scrutiny stage. Upsides, challenges and ramifications of the "Deal of the Year" are surfacing as a gaggle of analysts and industry observers pore over the fine print for clues about who gets what and why.
The coveted 18-34 year-old demographic is de-coupling from the traditional TV set experience, preferring instead to catch their favorite entertainment content on their PCs and mobiles.
Advancing the addressable and interactive advertising model hasn't exactly been fast-tracked.
Net neutrality, retransmission consent, spectrum policy and a plate full of nagging issues that have plagued small cable operators for years showed up once again at this year's ACA Summit.