Why people keep their cable or move to streaming, and what it costs
Two TV stations in Los Angeles want to undertake an experiment: Share their airwaves so they can sell back, for wireless use, the part of the spectrum they don’t use.
After a negotiation that involved everything short of biting and scratching, CBS and Time Warner cable have reached a deal, which means a CBS blackout for three million cable customers has ended.
CBS was blacked-out for a moment on the TVs of some Time Warner Cable subscribers as the network and cable provider continue their battle over carriage fees.
While cable companies seem to get more competition from the likes of Netflix all the time, they're still better than ever at bringing in cash -- and the most recent earnings from big cable providers prove it.
International CES was created a generation ago...is it still relevant in the digital age? Meanwhile, the battles over television content continue. HBO Go battles Netflix by inking a deal with Universal, while Time Warner makes a deal with Roku.
Can you imagine a future where you pay only for the TV channels you actually watch?