Viacom, which owns channels like Comedy Central and MTV, is in advanced talks to be a part of a sports-free TV package priced at $10-$20 a month, CEO Bob Bakish said at a conference Monday, according.. Business Insider
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AT&T plans on investing in technology to launch a commercial 5G.. Business Insider
Hulu has announced a new live-streaming television service for $39.99 per month, which will place the company in direct competition with newly launched services from DirecTV Now, YouTube and other OTT.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
As the merger between AT&T & Time Warner continues to move along, there's one thing AT&T wants you to consider, their not "just" a telecom company anymore. The company is using its DirecTV Now.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
The Federal Communication Commission voted Thursday to begin the process of undoing the net-neutrality rules it put in place during the Obama administration.
The vote fell 2-1 along party lines,.. Business Insider
· *The biggest players in tech want a crack at disrupting TV advertising.*
· *Amazon and Google are taking a more direct approach by paying to control some TV ad space. **Facebook is looking to.. Business Insider
Is the new breed of OTT, or over-the-top services that get to viewers beyond traditional paid TV service, really worth your while? Here's a brake down of the costs and offerings of five TV streaming.. Denver Post
Hulu has announced a new live-streaming television service for $39.99 per month, which will place the company in direct competition with newly launched services from DirecTV Now, YouTube and other OTT.. TechNewsWorld Also reported by •MacNewsWorld
Allow me to relay a few recent events in the TV world that might not seem too significant on their own, but together portend disaster for the bloated TV bundle:
· On Tuesday, Disney announced a.. PC World
For analysts and investors tracking the early life of AT&T’s (NYSE: T) streaming TV product, the results have been a mixed bag. Built to help bring back the revenue lost to cord-cutting, DirecTV Now.. bizjournals
AT&T has an interesting offer for anyone looking to become a cord-cutter. New subscribers to DirecTV Now will get a free Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote when they prepay for one month of.. PC World
There has been a heated debate in the last few years over whether "cord-cutting" — people ditching their expensive cable TV packages — was a trend or an overblown media frenzy.
But in the past.. Business Insider
Since 2011, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has sat on Facebook’s board, and as Facebook’s plans to fund TV-style shows take form, many are naturally curious what ideas Hastings shares with Mark.. Business Insider
Everyone in the tech industry wants your eyeballs. More specifically, a growing number of tech companies want to attract the millions who have ditched cable for services that stream live TV channels.. TVNewsCheck
Everyone in the tech industry wants your eyeballs. More specifically, a growing number of tech companies want to attract the millions who have ditched cable for services that stream live TV channels.. Business Insider
Media stocks took a dive this week, following bad news about subscriber numbers for pay TV (~400,000 below expectations) and worrying comments from Turner about the TV ad market.
The subscriber.. Business Insider
On Wednesday, Hulu finally launched its new live TV service, a cable competitor that costs $39.99 per month.
"Hulu with live TV" works much like a regular cable or satellite TV package, except that.. Business Insider
Even though Charter Communications is losing video subscribers, CEO Tom Rutledge says he doesn’t worry about the growing number of lower-priced streaming services such as AT&T’s DirecTV Now and.. TVNewsCheck
On Wednesday, ESPN announced a brutal round of layoffs, which is expected to hit about 100 employees, including dozens of on-air personalities.
These layoffs are high-profile and painful for ESPN,.. Business Insider