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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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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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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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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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Philo CEO Andrew McCollum – Creating Innovative TV Experiences

When Philo launched its streaming TV service in 2017, it stunned the industry with its ultra-affordable subscription plans. Earlier this year, however, Philo had...
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Philo CEO Andrew McCollum – Helping Cable Companies Cut the Cord

When Philo CEO Andrew McCollum spoke with Flixed recently, he discussed the growing connection between Philo and regional cable providers. It turns out, even...
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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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We’re adding a random episode feature to Netflix – before Netflix!

In April, AndroidPolice reported that Netflix was testing a random episode feature. The key word here was "testing". A Netflix spokesperson later told Gizmodo...
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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...