By Lesley HunterTORONTO - Can connectivity and content achieve a happy marriage or should they just stay friends?Dvai Ghose, the outspoken managing director and head of Canadian research for Canaccord Genuity, came down firmly on the side of ‘friends’.“There is no evidence to suggest that owning content assets helps connectivity providers,” he said at the Canadian Telecom Summit during a panel discussion Monday afternoon called ‘Business Models 3.0: Financial Implications for Content and Carriage’.While acknowledging that content ownership could make sense for “defensive reasons” or as a “regulatory hedge,” he was also quick to point to the “convergence nightmares” of the AOL/Time...
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