iOS app Android app

Pay Tv

Diversity in Television: An FCC Principle Now Being Reconsidered

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 02.29.2016 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

A founding principle of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is protecting the public interest in communications - in television, radio, intern...

Timothy Stenovec

Standalone HBO Could Inspire Millions To Ditch Cable, Survey Says | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology

As many as 7 million people might cut the cord once HBO launches its new streaming service later this year. At least that's how a market research firm...

'Binge Watching' Is Reaching Epidemic Proportions

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology

We are becoming a nation of blue-faced zombies, hunkered down in front of our screens and watching our stories. Fifty-percent of adults now identif...

150,000 Cable Subscribers Cut The Cord Last Quarter

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology

A report released Friday by the Leichtman Research Group says the 13 largest pay-TV providers shed 150,000 subscribers in the most recent quarter compared to 25,000 subscribers in that same period last year.

Cable Companies Are The Worst: Study Confirms

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology

More than half of people would quit their cable company if there were actually a decent alternative, according to recent study. However, there could s...

Timothy Stenovec

5 Ways The Comcast-TWC Deal Could Ruin TV and The Internet | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology

You're probably already thinking that the merger of the two biggest cable companies in the United States isn't going to turn out great for regular peo...

What Is Going On in the Fight Between Time Warner Cable and CBS?

Quora | Posted 10.13.2013 | TV

Historically, pay TV operators like Time Warner Cable didn't have to pay retransmission fees for broadcast networks like CBS that could be viewed for free over the air.

Al Jazeera Expanding Its Global Footprint

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2012 | Media

* Qatar-backed TV network uses sports to expand in Europe * To launch local-language sports channels in France in June *...

TV Everywhere! Or Big Brother: The Beta Version

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Lurio

A few days ago, I was at DigitalWire's conference on the "Future of Television" and what I heard chilled me to the bone. The right to privacy is goin...

Hollywood + Silicon Valley = Frenemies?

Daren Tsui | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Daren Tsui

Music labels fought change so hard that by the time they accepted it, fans had gotten used to pirating music. Hollywood needs to learn the same lesson. If it's going to stay viable, Hollywood needs Silicon Valley and vice versa.

The Promise of On-Demand Viewing: From "What's Out" to "What's Great"

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

With on-demand in full flower, consumers will confront a vastly larger universe of choice, representing the entire breadth of this century-old medium, not just the most recent theatrical releases.