Disney Accelerating Pivot To a DTC-First Business Model
Disney Accelerating Pivot To DTC-First Business Model

During yesterday’s earnings call Disney CEO Bob Chapek said it has accelerated the company’s pivot towards a DTC-first business model.

Sling TV
Sling TV and Dish TV Lose Some Regional Sports Networks

In the ongoing saga of streaming services and content providers, Sling and its parent Dish have lost some regional sports networks (RSN).

TVision
T-Mobile Kills TVision, Customers Receive YouTube TV and Philo Discount

T-Mobile has announced it is effectively killing off its TVision streaming service, less than a year after its debut, steering customers towards YouTube TV.

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Verizon Look Forward: Streaming and Mobile Gaming Big Pandemic Winners

Verizon’s Look Forward report has a number of important insights, including the growing importance of streaming TV and mobile gaming.

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YouTube Can Now Check For Copyright Issues During Upload

YouTube is rolling out a major new feature designed to protect content creators, warning them of potential copyright issues during upload.

Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey’s Square Buys Majority Stake in Jay-Z’s TIDAL

Square has bought a majority stake in TIDAL, the music streaming service built and co-owned by artists.

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Instagram Unveils Live Rooms, Ability to Livestream With Three People

Instagram has introduced Live Rooms, doubling the capacity of its Live on Instagram feature.

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Facebook Faces Fallout From Australian News Ban

Facebook is already facing fallout from its decision to block Australian news sources, with government sites impacted and calls of bullying.

YouTube TV Website
YouTube TV Bringing 4K Video, Unlimited Streams, Offline Viewing

YouTube TV is adding some big new features, including 4K video, unlimited concurrent streams and offline viewing.

Roku
Roku Looks to Expand Into Original Content

Roku is expanding into original content, moving beyond merely streaming content, according to a recent job listing.