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How streaming systems make money

Dec 17, 2020
The majority of revenue doesn't come from the product itself.
Roku makes about 70% of its revenue from deals with brands like HBO by taking a cut from subscriptions and ad revenue.
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TV writers set to get more royalties from streaming services

Jul 6, 2020
A tentative new Writers Guild contract deals with the thorny issue of residuals from streamed content.
David A. Goodman, president of the Writers Guild of America West, speaks during the organization's 2020 awards presentation.
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