Big Spenders

Hey Big Spenders

July 15, 2019

To woo subscribers away from Netflix, Disney, AT&T, and Apple are spending big bucks to produce original series content.

Rise of Online TV

Rise of Online Television

June 25, 2019

Online-only television packages are getting pricier to the point that they’re approaching the same fees paid for traditional cable.

Lionsgate: Up In Flames

Up In Flames

April 30, 2019

Lionsgate lobbied to become the belle of the buyout ball last year in Hollywood, but Prince Charming never arrived.

Cord Cutting Accelerates

Cord Cutting Accelerates

April 16, 2019

There is even more bad news for pay television providers. Unlike 2017, subscribers signing up for cheaper online television bundles are starting to contract.

Buyers Remorse

Buyer’s Remorse

March 20, 2019

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.

AT&T Time Warner Monopoly

Monopolies Win Again

March 4, 2019

AT&T finally won its two-year anti-trust litigation against the United States Justice Department to acquire Time Warner.

AT&T DirecTV

AT&T’s Big Gamble

February 8, 2019

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.

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