Cord-cutting options are getting closer to cable TV prices

Jul 3, 2020
YouTube TV now costs $65 a month, almost double its launch price just a few years ago.
The key feature for services like YouTube TV and FuboTV is live sports.
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Targeted ads aren't just online, they're on TV

Feb 19, 2019
How targeted ads have migrated to your television
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Why cutting the cord isn't so easy in the U.S.

TV has changed a lot, but cable has managed to stick around one way or another.
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Pay TV operators zero in on password sharing costs them billions in subscriptions

Dec 20, 2017
Company execs say free watching costs them billions of dollars in subscriptions.

Netflix or cable? Why not both?

Aug 8, 2017
The nation’s third-biggest cable company, Charter Communications, has a new feature for its subscribers: access to Netflix. More than half of the leading cable and subscription TV companies now offer Netflix. It wasn’t too long ago these forces were fierce rivals. So what’s behind the business of partnering instead? Click the audio player above to […]

Trump's love of cable TV creates an opportunity

Feb 6, 2017
President Donald Trump is a big fan of cable TV shows. That makes it more likely that advocates will try to reach him through advertising, which in turn could drive up ad rates.

Can the AT&T and Time Warner deal win over regulators?

Oct 24, 2016
The $85.4 billion merger is in for a tough legal fight.

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It's not just Barb, Netflix is also having a moment

Oct 19, 2016
Companies like Netflix and Amazon are disrupting TV by producing their own content.
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The White House wants more competition, starting with the set-top box

Apr 15, 2016
Why the President has singled out set-top boxes
A Comcast set-top box.
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Vice gets its own cable TV channel

Feb 29, 2016
Vice, perhaps best known for its digital content, is trying its hand at cable TV.