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                    While most of David Keeble's analysis documents remain confidential to clients, a small number have been made available publicly.  

The Evolving State of Audio-visual Technology and Implications for Business and Policy Models in Canada

on the site of the C.A.B.
When the Department of Canadian Heritage, through the CRTC, called on the Canadian Broadcasting Industry to supply its thoughts and data on the future of the broadcasting industry, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters commissioned this paper.  It focuses on the forces encouraging and inhibiting consumer adoption of new media technology through an analysis of the value chains that structure the relationships among players in the broadcasting system. It concludes with some observations about the elements needed in any future policy interventions in the broadcasting business model,  

Strategic Appliances: The Impact of the Digital Home on the Communications Industries

Complete (81 pages)
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March 1999
The Consumer Electronics Show in 1999 was the starting point for this remarkable analysis of the future of the communications industries. 

The dot.com bubble which fuelled this show is long gone, but many of its innovations have survived and have become the "strategic appliances" that continue to change the role of media in our lives.   

Digital Television Receivers in Canada: their industrial and policy implications

April 2000

The Law Society of Upper Canada asked for a presentation in 2000 on the implications of the set-top box for the broadcasting environment in Canada, from both an industry and policy point of view.

The resulting presentation was a landmark event which accurately predicted the ground on which the industry and regulator would engage over the next few years on a number of issues connected with digital television. It may also be viewed in slide form.

The Digital Future of Television: a technology primer

July 2002
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage asked for a presentation for their members, who were then in the midst of a two-year study of the Canadian broadcasting system. This paper dealt with the basics of digital television technology.

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