There is even more bad news for pay television providers. Unlike 2017, subscribers signing up for cheaper online television bundles are starting to contract.
The European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy will destroy Europe’s independent film and television market in favor of global technology companies.
Beyond maintaining AT&T’s core telecom business, the company is beset with declining DirecTV subscribers and a host of problems at Time Warner and Warner Bros.
Comcast’s NBCUniversal is launching an ad-supported streaming service that will be free to its 52 million Pay-TV subscribers.
After last year’s acquisitions lull at Sundance, especially by Netflix and Amazon, this year’s festival produced a number of megadeals.
Check out a comprehensive list of high demand films at this year’s European Film Market.
The DirecTV deal was AT&T’s first big gamble on the filmed entertainment distribution market. DirecTV has been shedding subscribers since the beginning of 2017.
The deep pockets of digital distributors have inflated the average price of film rights at Sundance and other major film festivals.
Viacom has had enough of China. The New York-based company is in talks with at least one Chinese group to sell some or all of the company’s operations on the mainland.
WarnerMedia’s decision may seem at odds with the company’s overall strategy to bring owned content ‘in-house’ to make it exclusive on its new streaming site.