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In this week's column, Bob looks at two efforts-in-progress that would change the way NFL Sunday Ticket is offered, making it available to pro football fans far beyond those with DIRECTV satellite TV service.

Read more: Tackling Tech: On Deck: No Dish-Required NFL Sunday Ticket Options

Hoping to put the costly and extended failed experiment of 3D TV in the rearview mirror, the video industry is working hard to make ultra HD (aka 4K TV) a reality despite the high cost of capable TV sets and a dearth of programming shot in the higher-resolution format.

Read more: UHD TV – Beyond Sets and Content to Packaging and Pricing

In this week's column, Bob discusses why brains-and-brawn networks are required to deliver a streaming video experience that keeps fans coming back for more.

Read more: Tackling Tech: Stronger Networks Needed - Stream on or Dream on?