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Pricing on Disney+ will vastly undercut that of Netflix, feature a vault of TV shows, movies and new original fare from big brands that include Marvel, Fox, Star Wars and Pixar.
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TV service launching April 14 in 8 markets integrating Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, will eventually work with third-party streaming devices.
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The launch of Apple TV+ assumes great broadband service, and that buzz may help savvy service providers connect with new customers.
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The Light Reading podcast, in video form, from the InterDigital booth at MWC19 in Barcelona. Phil 'Captain Jetlag' Harvey and Ray Le Maistre discuss telco business models and how the industry is changing, even without ubiquitous 5G.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/10/2019
New standalone OTT service from MGM-owned Epix runs $5.99 per month and doesn't require premium video offering to be attached to a pay-TV service.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/8/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Exponential-e offers transformation help; KPN offloads iBasis; Deutsche Telekom's upgrade rolls on; Sparkle brings connectivity for motorsports coverage.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/7/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 'No-deal' Brexit and the right to roam like at home; more 5G testing from Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom; Ericsson targets critical communications.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 2/4/2019
First wave of virtualized CCAP deployments centered on small and midsized MSOs as larger cable ops begin to turn hard on distributed access architectures, CEO says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/17/2019
As 4K enters the consumer mainstream, a trade group has begun work on developing best practices and standards required for the leap to 8K video resolution.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/7/2019
Just 200,000 8K sets expected to ship this year, compared to 22 million 4K TVs, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
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