News tagged with pay television

US cable TV bleeds subscribers as online grows

The economic downturn has US cable television companies shedding subscribers in record numbers and Americans increasingly "cutting the cord" in favor of cheaper online options, new research shows.

Nov 28, 2010
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TV seems impervious to Silicon Valley's advances

Google's unveiling last week of yet another device it hopes will change the way people watch TV highlights a stubborn truth: The revolution may be televised, but television itself has so far been impervious to a revolution.

Aug 02, 2013
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Netflix stock climbs on Disney film deal

Netflix shares jumped Tuesday with word that the online service struck an exclusive deal to stream live-action animated feature films from The Walt Disney Studios.

Dec 04, 2012
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Roku raises $60M from Hearst, News Corp, others

Roku, the streaming video device maker, has raised $60 million in its sixth round of funding. Media giant Hearst Corp. and an unnamed institutional investor joined News Corp. and its subsidiary British Sky Broadcasting in ...

May 29, 2013
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