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Cable Households Dropping, Over-The-Air Households Down to 7% Cable Households Dropping, Over-The-Air Households Down to 7%
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Now that streaming services companies such as Netflix and Amazon have begun to create their own original programming (and are getting Emmy Award nominations for them), the pressure is on for traditional programming outlets to compete. New research released today …

Netflix Users Aren’t Abandoning Traditional Television Netflix Users Aren’t Abandoning Traditional Television

A new study suggests that Netflix users aren’t turning to Netflix as a replacement for cable, but rather a supplement. In other words, people just love TV shows and movies and they will turn to any and all means necessary …

With Its Emmy-Nominated Shows, Will Netflix Sway More People Away From Cable? With Its Emmy-Nominated Shows, Will Netflix Sway More People Away From Cable?

The Emmy nominations are out, and three Netflix original shows have earned fourteen nominations. This is a good sign for the future of high quality original online programming. We’re talking about the Emmys here, and Netflix is just getting started. …

Apple to Cut Deal With Time Warner Cable [RUMOR] Apple to Cut Deal With Time Warner Cable [RUMOR]

Last year, as rumors of an Apple HDTV were coming in weekly, the project was reportedly put on hold as cable companies balked. Companies such as Time Warner and Comcast, which has established (and often region-exclusive) distribution channels, were not …

John McCain: “ESPN Tax” Needs To Go John McCain: “ESPN Tax” Needs To Go

John McCain became the best friend of many cable subscribers around the country earlier this month when he introduced the Television Consumer Freedom Act. The bill would allow consumers to subscribe to only the channels they want instead of having …

John McCain Talks ‘A la Carte’ Cable Bill, Says It’s About Lower Income Families [VIDEO] John McCain Talks ‘A la Carte’ Cable Bill, Says It’s About Lower Income Families [VIDEO]
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As you may know, Arizona Senator John McCain has sponsored a bill that would take on cable and satellite TV providers by forcing a new “a la carte” system for consumers to pick and choose which channels they want to …

Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon

Fans of HBO programming have called on the network to make a standalone streaming service for quite a while now. The initial response from the network said it was impossible, but a little hope came in March when the network’s …

Google Fiber Gets HBO and Cinemax Google Fiber Gets HBO and Cinemax

In what is pretty big news for Google Fiber customers, future Google Fiber customers, and, most importantly, competing cable companies, Google has just patched a glaring hole in their cable offerings by adding HBO to the mix. “Jon Snow. Hannah …

This Is the Most Honest Cable Ad That You’ll Never See [VIDEO] This Is the Most Honest Cable Ad That You’ll Never See [VIDEO]
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You’ve seen this ad before. A harmless-looking guy asks you if you want fast, reliable internet and a choice of all the best HD cable channels – all at a reasonable price. Well, sure, golly, gosh – of course I …

HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? HBO CEO Says Maybe, Possibly, Down the Road. Maybe. HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? HBO CEO Says Maybe, Possibly, Down the Road. Maybe.

There is a lot of awesome content coming from HBO. The venerable premium cable network has produced some of the best shows to ever grace the small screen (The Wire, The Sopranos), and currently produces some of the most interesting …

Time Warner Cable Is Raising Prices In Some Areas, But It’s Not Because Of Google Fiber Time Warner Cable Is Raising Prices In Some Areas, But It’s Not Because Of Google Fiber

Just yesterday, we got word that Time Warner Cable was reducing its prices for customers living in or near Kansas City. The move appeared to be the result of the company trying to better compete with Google Fiber and other …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Cordcutting on the Rise? Cable Subscriptions Projected to Shrink Over the Next Few Years Cordcutting on the Rise? Cable Subscriptions Projected to Shrink Over the Next Few Years
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As television and film streaming options continue to expand, people are finding it easier to get the content they want without paying for cable or premium services like HBO. The movement to ditch cable and move to online-only media sources …

The Walking Dead Does Something No Other Cable Show Has Done In History The Walking Dead Does Something No Other Cable Show Has Done In History

AMC announced today that The Walking Dead is the first cable television series in history that has achieved being the biggest show of the Fall season among the Adult 18-49 rating. The show beat out such broadcast hits as The …

Google Fiber Gets $40 NFL Redzone Package Google Fiber Gets $40 NFL Redzone Package

Google announced today that in addition to carrying NFL Network, Google Fiber will also carry NFL Redzone. In a post on the Google Fiber blog, senior product manager Larry Yang writes: You’re probably already excited that the Google Fiber TV …

Justice Department To Allow Verizon’s Spectrum Deal With Cable Companies Justice Department To Allow Verizon’s Spectrum Deal With Cable Companies
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The Justice Department announced today it will allow Verizon’s proposed acquisitions of spectrum from cable companies Comcast, Time Warner, Bright House Networks and Cox Communications (as well as T-Mobile’s contingent purchase of a significant portion of that spectrum) to go …

Facebook Backs Asian Underwater High-Speed Cable Initiative Facebook Backs Asian Underwater High-Speed Cable Initiative
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Facebook has invested in a project to help boost internet speed and availability to nearly a dozen Asia-Pacific countries, according to the BBC. The Asia Pacific Gateway project, which was finalized in December fo 2011, is working to build a …

Sorry HBO, A Lot Of Cord Cutters Plan To Stay Cut Sorry HBO, A Lot Of Cord Cutters Plan To Stay Cut
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I kind of feel bad directing this at HBO, considering some of the amazing content they’ve pumped out over the last few years, it’s just that the words “cord cutter” engender thoughts of HBO, angry Game of Thrones fans, and …

Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction

A new study has revealed that customers rate Netflix Watch Instantly higher in customer satisfaction than premium broadcast TV. The study, from market research and consulting firm Parks Associates, cites the low cost and high viewing flexibility of Netflix streaming …

Apple Analyst Predicts What An Apple TV May Look Like Apple Analyst Predicts What An Apple TV May Look Like
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In the world of Apple, there has been an incessant rumor that the company will be releasing a high definition television. It’s pretty much a given that Apple wants to control your entire living room and the television is the …

FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV

A little while ago we brought you news that FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski had voiced support for usage-based pricing of broadband internet service. Speaking at the annual conference of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, Genachowski said that such a …