Final Note

CBS is on board for Google’s live TV service

Kai Ryssdal Oct 19, 2016
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The CBS headquarters in New York City.    Andrew Burton/Getty Images
Final Note

CBS is on board for Google’s live TV service

Kai Ryssdal Oct 19, 2016
The CBS headquarters in New York City.    Andrew Burton/Getty Images
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Competition is getting fiercer for web-only TV — Netflix and Amazon are expected to spend $5 billion and $1.5 billion on original content this year, respectively. But cable TV doesn’t want to feel left out.

Google has gotten CBS to sign on for its web-based television service, according to a report from Wall Street Journal. With this partnership, Google plans to offer consumers a “skinny bundle” of live TV for $25 to $40 a month.

CBS has always been a tough sell, digital-distributionally.

…also…Apple TV…whatever happened with that, anyway?

 

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