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Posted in: Brand Positioning & Development, Technology


Challenge: Following the deregulation of the cable industry, the landscape had changed as a proliferation of new competitors emerged.

Objective: To develop a thorough understanding of cable users’ behavior and attitudes toward the industry and new competitors, as well as their acceptance of Cablevision as a provider of related services.

Solution: Plan-it conducted in-depth exploratory work among cable users, evaluating current and unmet needs, opportunities for new services, perceptions of webvision and competitive providers, and pricing elasticity.

Result: Plan-it developed a positioning strategy designed to enhance the company’s image as a premium provider of Internet and telephone services, in addition to cable. Tactical marketing recommendations related to pricing and relationship-building were also made to support the new positioning.