The Paradox of Choice

March 8, 2020

The major studios sabotaged the dream of a la carte programming and are now attempting to transform streaming into cable television via an ethernet connection instead of coaxial.

Yet Another AT&T Video Service

March 4, 2020

AT&T released its answer to subscriber losses with an all-new set-top service called AT&T TV, not to be confused with a plethora of other options. The basic package includes 100 channels.

PayTV Subscriber Freefall

February 23, 2020

Traditional pay television subscribers are in freefall—the rate of subscribers canceling their service accelerated by more than 70% last year.

AVOD Streaming Gains Ground

February 16, 2020

AVOD is gaining ground on SVOD in the United States. The proportion of television viewership that is through streaming services has almost doubled since 2018.

Cord-Cutting Gains Momentum

February 11, 2020

In the fourth quarter, two million US subscribers cut the cord on traditional television packages from AT&T, Comcast, Charter, and Verizon, up from 1.7 million in the third quarter.

Disney Aims At Netflix

February 6, 2020

Disney+ nearly triples its subscriber base since launching in November. Through January, the streaming service has 28.6 million subscribers, up from 10 million weeks after it debuted.

Europe’s Last Stand

October 28, 2019

Never known for adapting to changing markets, European companies are now forced to forge alliances in hopes of staying relevant after the well-timed onslaught of Netflix in Europe.

Netflix Misses Subscriber Target Again

October 17, 2019

Netflix missed its quarterly subscriber forecast for the second consecutive quarter in a row. The company’s slowdown ahead of the introduction of several new subscription services is a troubling sign.

Netflix Banned

October 9, 2019

Disney will ban all advertisements from Netflix across all of Disney’s entertainment platforms, including its television networks.

Betting On The Past

September 23, 2019

Netflix signed a five-year deal with Sony Pictures Television worth $500 million to become the exclusive worldwide streamer for Seinfeld.

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