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Key developments related to the enablement of multi-screen video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2019
WarnerMedia's new SVoD service will hold a key distribution advantage through AT&T's retail presence, pay-TV, broadband and mobility services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
In addition to working with Disney, Charter is urging other programmers and MSOs to get behind a common set of 'authentication principles' designed to clamp down on password sharing, CFO says.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/11/2019
Will Apple's new iPhone 11 grow telco profits? Will Apple TV+ compete in a crowded OTT market? And why does everybody have fabulous hair in an Apple TV+ series where civilization has collapsed because everybody in the world is blind?
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/5/2019
Startup led by former Aspera CEO Michelle Munson enters the global OTT scene with a low-latency 'Content Fabric' designed to disrupt the streaming video market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/4/2019
The embattled regional sports network claims that the economics of a direct-to-consumer subscription streaming model don't add up.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/30/2019
Group including Amazon and Sinclair notch $3.47 billion deal for the regional sports network that ties into conditions of Disney's acquisition of Fox.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/26/2019
Disney details more bells and whistles, device support for Disney+ ahead of the streaming service's November 12 debut.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2019
Former Sling TV exec starts up family-friendly OTT service that aims to pull a batch of consumers back into the pay-TV fold.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
Apple's subscription VoD service is expected to join a crowded field in November and lead with a free trial, Bloomberg says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The ad-driven video joint venture is attempting to carve out new deals around the world as impressions flatten out thanks to finite inventory and the rise of streaming competitors.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/16/2019
It's going to take some televisionary moves for pay-TV providers and big studio owners like AT&T to sort out what consumers want, how to package it and what to call it.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Combined company only will trail Disney, Comcast/NBCU and AT&T/WarnerMedia in that category as streaming battle intensifies.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
The combined company, to be called ViacomCBS, said it would become a global powerhouse that can pump out premium content at grander scale and use OTT and other direct-to-consumer channels to stoke growth.
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