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The world of pay-TV is an unholy mess, and no one is better at keeping up with the players, plans and problems than Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner. In this podcast, Jeff joins Phil Harvey for a chat about how cable providers are using mobile, why adding Netflix to your set-top isn't a bad idea and what kind of subscribers aren't worth chasing.
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Operator adds 113,000 mobile lines in Q4 as new product starts to take a bigger role in Charter's triple-play bundle.
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Among the strategic options being weighed, TiVo is considering breaking out its licensing and its products and services businesses, sources say.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/25/2019
They clarify report that they are close to launching a much grander, free, ad-supported mobile TV service.
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Along with partners such as Viacom and Charter, the Blockgraph initiative brings a critical layer of protection and privacy to data sets used for targeted TV ad campaigns across a multitude of devices.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 1/23/2019
Xfinity Mobile 'on track' to stand alone economically as unit is set to report out of Comcast's cable business starting in Q1 2019.
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