Why more streaming services won’t necessarily mean better prices
Jan 22, 2019

Why more streaming services won’t necessarily mean better prices

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In 2019, media giants Disney and Warner both plan to enter the streaming service fray, as if there weren't a whole lot of on-demand content options already out there. Streaming has definitely disrupted the way we watch TV. What about the way we pay for it? With predictions of widespread cord cutting and the demise of cable television, are we actually seeing that? Marketplace’s Jed Kim talks with Brian Wieser, who focuses on media and advertising as a senior analyst at Pivotal Research Group.

Today show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of Business and Triple Byte_JD.

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Why more streaming services won’t necessarily mean lower prices

Jan 22, 2019
Most services still seem cheaper than a night on the town.
"The cost of going out is substantially more expensive for most people than the cost of paying for another video streaming service," says Brian Wieser, senior analyst at Pivotal Research Group.
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In 2019, media giants Disney and Warner both plan to enter the streaming service fray, as if there weren’t a whole lot of on-demand content options already out there. Streaming has definitely disrupted the way we watch TV. What about the way we pay for it? With predictions of widespread cord cutting and the demise of cable television, are we actually seeing that? Marketplace’s Jed Kim talks with Brian Wieser, who focuses on media and advertising as a senior analyst at Pivotal Research Group.

Today show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of Business and Triple Byte_JD.

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