Verizon takes a page from Sling TV’s Playbook,...

While it may not be completely à la carte, Verizon continues the unbundling trend. Verizon may be taking Dish Network’s Sling TV strategy of offering a small, low-priced bundle of basic programming, supplemented by add-on packages, to its FiOS pay-TV service. This plan involves a base of around 35 channels, including local stations, CNN, HGTV, […]

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Netflix Netflix’s Reed Hastings: Linear TV is as Good...

While it’s had a “good run” the Netflix CEO doesn’t foresee linear TV lasting another 20 years. Good numbers from Netflix have set off another chorus from the media, warning of cable TV’s demise. However this time, the chorus was led by Netflix’s own CEO Reed Hastings. On the company’s first quarter earnings call, Hastings […]

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HBO Sling Another OTT Option for HBO Fans: Sling TV

Time Warner’s premium movie channel is the latest network to join Dish Network’s Sling TV. Cord-cutters have long sought access to premium movie networks like HBO, which were long one of the few exclusive offerings keeping fed-up subscribers from dumping pay-TV completely. Those prayers were answered when HBO announced plans for their own standalone streaming […]

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