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F.C.C. Is Said to Plan Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission is preparing a full repeal of net neutrality rules that require broadband providers to give consumers equal access to all content on the internet, putting more power in the hands of those companies to dictate people’s online experiences.<p>Ajit Pai, …

Net Neutrality

What Channel Is the Vikings vs. Lions Game On?

<b>Time</b>: Thursday, Nov. 23 at 12:30/11:30c<b><br>Channel</b>: Fox<b><br>Stream Online</b>: Hulu, Fox Sports Go, or fuboTV (Try for free)<p>The 6-4 Detroit Lions are hosting the …

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TV Viewers Are Demanding More Options, and Streaming Services Are Happy to Oblige

The good news: TV lovers still love watching TV. The not as good news: Viewers aren’t watching it in the same way as they used to (and until …

Smart TV

AT&T-Time Warner Merger Doubtful After DOJ Sues To Block It

<b>Update:</b> AT&T released this quote after publication of this article:<p>Today’s DOJ lawsuit is a radical and inexplicable departure from decades of antitrust precedent. Vertical mergers like this one are routinely approved because they benefit consumers without removing any competitor from the market. …

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Challenger Brands: These Category Disruptors Are Changing the Way We Shop, Eat, Travel and More

It seems like every industry is going through a transformation of some kind, and today’s up-and-coming consumer brands are no exception. Companies …

Advertising Industry

Amazon Has Bad News for Cord-Cutters

Jeff Bezos' company reportedly retreats from a market opportunity for an uncharacteristic reason.<p>If there's one business strategy that defines</b> …

Investing

Denver Alumni Event: Fake News, the Power of Social Media

Join us for an evening with Syracuse University in downtown Denver as we explore the concept of fake viral news.<p>How does misinformation spread so …

Library Studies

When did the TVs start working like smartphones?

Since cutting the cord, I have learned a few things I didn’t expect. I knew I was going to have to adapt to a new way of watching TV. What I didn’t anticipate was how familiar that different way of doing things was going to feel.<p>When you cut the cord, you need to fill the TV gap with a number of …

Technology

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in deal talks with Comcast: report

The Murdoch family led 21st Century Fox has reportedly been approached by Comcast about a possible sale of some of Fox's key entertainment assets.<p>The …

21st Century Fox

Dish Network Earnings Saved By Massive Subscriptions to Sling TV

Puerto Ricans are pretty big fans of satellite TV: Across the island, there were around 145,000 subscribers choosing Dish Network over DirecTV, for …

Televisions

Cord-cutting is speeding up: Here’s how many people ditched cable TV this quarter

Cord-cutting at cable and satellite companies showed no signs of letting up in the third quarter of 2017. <b>Combined, the top companies in the pay-TV sector shed about 405,000 net subscribers over the three-month period</b>, according to new data from Leichtman Research Group. That’s almost double the net …

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Top 10 Streaming Services: Can You Rank Them?

HBO Now, Starz, and Showtime moved up in the recently updated 2017 top 10 list of U.S. streaming services while Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu continued …

Televisions

Sling TV, SpotX Hope To Lure Companies Seeking Holiday Shoppers With New Addressable Marketplaces

Dish’s over-the-top video service Sling TV and video ad serving platform SpotX are teaming up to launch new private marketplaces, allowing …

Advertising Industry

2017 Sling TV vs. DIRECTV NOW vs. FuboTV — Channel Comparison

As we’ve reviewed streaming TV services, we’ve noticed it’s not as easy as it should be to find who carries which channel. So we decided to find …

Televisions

Star Wars Just Saved Disney's Shareholders

Apparently, it only takes two words to ease concerns about declining pay-TV subscribers: Star Wars.<p>Walt Disney Co. (DIS) reversed an initial drop in …

Tech Industry

Dish’s third-quarter loss of 129,000 customers includes every single subscriber in Puerto Rico

After taking a beating from the hurricanes that pummeled Puerto Rico in September, Dish Network said Thursday it paused service for 145,000 customers …

Televisions

Dish Sheds Light On Spectrum Deployment Amid Declining Revenues

Dish Network posted its Q3 results on Thursday, November 9th. For the quarter, revenues declined by 5% year-over-year to $3.58 billion, while diluted earnings per share declined by 15% to $0.57. Despite reporting a decline in revenues and missing earnings estimates, the stock rose slightly after …

Televisions

Dish Network: Subscribers Decline, But Stock Rises

Though Dish reported a decline of 129,000 subscribers for third quarter -- and lower revenues. Its stock was up sharply in mid-Thursday-morning …

Televisions

Sling TV gains help Dish ride out Maria losses

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp lost fewer-than-expected subscribers in the third quarter as its internet-based service Sling TV attracted more customers, offsetting a temporary hit from Hurricane Maria.<p>The U.S. satellite and internet TV provider said it wrote off monthly fees from around 145,000 …

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Cheddar is launching general news offshoot, expects $11 million in revenue this year

Business video net Cheddar plans to launch a second channel focused on national and world news next year. The channel is part of Cheddar’s expansion …

Advertising Industry

Sling TV slides onto Samsung TVs

It's the first over-the-top live streaming service for the TV giant.<p>Samsung is adding its first built-in over-the-top streaming service by partnering with Sling TV, according to a press release from Sling. Services like Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now and others offer live cable TV channels …

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Roku Express (2017) review

Crazy-cheap streamer is plenty fast enough to satisfy<p><b>The Good</b> The Roku Express is ultra-affordable, easy to use and packed with streaming apps. Unlike last year, it loads menus, apps and videos quickly.<p><b>The Bad</b> The menus can seem dated compared to rivals, and some apps use old-school layouts.<p><b>The</b> …

Technology

Sling TV Lands on Samsung TVs: Here's How to Get It

Sling TV is one of the most widely-available streaming services for those looking to cut ties with cable TV, and it just increased the number of ways …

Televisions

How to Watch Game 7 of the 2017 World Series Online for Free

Tonight’s Major League Baseball World Series game 7 between the L.A. Dodgers and the Houston Astros could be one of the most anticipated …

Televisions

What is Hulu Live?

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 06: A view of atmosphere during Hulu's New York Comic Con After Party at The Lobster Club on October 6, 2017 in New York City. …

Entertainment

Roku, A Streaming Pure Play Buy?

Roku launched a 15.668M share IPO at $14 per share on September 28, 2017.<p>Since the IPO, Roku shares quickly traded to $29, but recently have settled …

Televisions

How to watch the World Series without a cable subscription

October baseball is here. Here's how to stream the games online.<p>The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in the World Series for the first time since 1988. The Houston Astros are returning to the World Series for only the second time in franchise history -- and the team's first as a member of the American …

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How to watch the MLB World Series on Android, Chrome, and other devices

The MLB World Series kicks off tonight with the entire series airing on Fox’s TV network. If you don’t have a cable or satellite television subscription and still want to watch the games, you’re in luck as multiple subscription services will offer the series, including YouTube TV…<p>This year, the MLB …

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Most Netflix customers don’t pay for other streaming services. But Hulu and HBO Now subscribers do.

A majority of HBO Now and Hulu subscribers pay for Netflix.<p>Most people who pay for Netflix are loyal to Netflix, meaning they don’t subscribe to other streaming services like Hulu or HBO Now.<p>By contrast, a majority of HBO Now and Hulu subscribers — 62 percent and 61 percent, respectively — do pay …

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Good News, Walking Dead Fans, You Can Try Out Sling TV This Sunday for Free!

Sling TV, the streaming service that isn't quite a household name yet but is a very useful live on-demand alternative to cable, is offering a special …

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