New Details Emerge About HBO Max

November 5, 2019

AT&T’s WarnerMedia released details about its forthcoming streaming service HBO Max, which will officially launch in May 2020. The service will cost $14.99 a month, the same cost as HBO’s flagship service.

Lionsgate Considers Separation

October 11, 2019

Lionsgate is said to be in talks to split its film and television production business from its recently acquired premium-channel Starz into separate companies.

Cord Cutting Continues

Cord Cutting Continues

July 28, 2019

During the second quarter, DirecTV’s traditional satellite service lost 778,000 subscribers and its streaming service DirecTV Now lost 168,000 accounts.

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.

Google Woos Cord Cutters

February 25, 2018

YouTube TV will now include live sports and content from Time Warner to kick-start its takeover of terrestrial and cable television.

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