Marketplace has a new podcast for kids, "Million Bazillion!" EPISODE OUT NOW

Verizon says it's done with bundles and contracts

Jan 9, 2020
With so many options available, the margins for cable providers just aren’t there anymore.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

AT&T raises DirecTV streaming prices, sweetens bundles with HBO

Mar 14, 2019
After an expensive deal to buy TimeWarner, AT&T is making some changes to its DirecTV streaming bundles. It’s raising prices but also adding its much-coveted property, HBO, to the mix for free. The DirecTV strategy is offering a glimpse into how post-merger AT&T is strategizing to cut a bit of costs — it’s dropping content […]
A general view of atmosphere at HBO | Human By Orientation at Brazos Hall on March 12, 2019 in Austin, Texas. 
Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for HBO

FCC set to rule on cable 'set-top boxes'

Sep 29, 2016
The FCC vote could pave the way for app-based streaming of all cable programming.
The FCC will vote Thursday on the future of TV set-top boxes.
Mr.TinDC/Flickr

ESPN and Dish break the cable bundle

Jan 6, 2015
Internet-streaming service will serve up ESPN channels for $20 a month.