"Digital TV over Broadband: Harvesting Bandwidth is a much-needed exploration of this new terrain where mass media and interactive technology converge. Dr. Van Tassel offers both practical analyses and visionary recommendations about the broadband potential. In particular, the business models and organizational strategies offer remarkable and valuable insights into the ways broadband TV will work." -Gary Arlen, president, Arlen Communications Inc., Bethesda, Maryland research firm
"Although there isn't much technical theory, Van Tassel has filled her book with plenty of jargon and buzzwords so this is an essential work for anyone determined to get a job in the industry..." - Raymond Marr, What Satellite TV
About the Author
Joan Van Tassel, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at National University. She was an award-winning television producer for ten years, wrote on technology and technology management for The Hollywood Reporter, and consulted with major companies on content management projects and digital rights management. She is the author of five books on the business of media content in the networked environment. Her book, Digital TV Over Broadband (Focal Press), received the 2001 Cable Center Book Award from the National Cable Center and Museum.