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Bundling Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu is Disney’s Secret Weapon

Disney+ has been held up as a “Netflix-killer” by many media pundits. But it’s by bundling Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu that Disney will drive...
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Bad News for Netflix as Competitors’ Streaming Walls Go Up

Netflix’s catalog of third-party content will shrink even more in 2019. Production studios are not renewing their license deals with Netflix, preferring to move...
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These Companies Think Free-with-Ads is Streaming’s Future

With so many subscription video on demand (SVOD) services competing for consumers’ wallets, media industry heavyweights are betting that “free” is a better strategy....
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DirecTV Now’s New Pricing Explained – It’s About the Satellites

DirecTV Now was once on a trajectory to becoming America’s largest over-the-top streaming service. Now subscribers are jumping ship in reaction to higher prices...
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Cable’s Hopeless Fight to Stem Subscriber Losses

Cable and satellite TV providers are losing millions of subscribers every year as their customers decide to switch to streaming TV services. In response,...
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New Streaming Services for 2019 and 2020: The 6 Biggest Launches

Poor Netflix. Everyone in the media business seems to be going after the streaming company by launching their own service. Last year, we saw...
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AT&T WatchTV Versus Philo: Skinny Bundles One Year Later

Philo and AT&T WatchTV have set the bar for low-priced live TV streaming services. Yet, despite their similarities, the two skinny-bundle services are driven...
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How Subscription Fatigue Will Create A New Cable Company

Consumers got what they wanted when streaming video let them cut the cord. Unfortunately, greater choice has a downside. The proliferation of subscription streaming...
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No, Netflix and iQIYI Are Nothing Alike – Here’s Why

Western investors and media like to call iQIYI the “Netflix of China”. Beyond being streaming video providers, however, Netflix and iQIYI (pronounced “ee-chee-yee”) are...
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Announcing Flixed 2.0 and Cord-Cutter Express

Since starting Flixed, we've been surprised at how quickly the cord-cutting landscape has developed. There are now over a hundred streaming services in the U.S...