Cable Cutting (cord cutting)


TikTok is Messing With Traditional TV

by Shawnee Blackwood

As a result of generational changes in viewing habits, traditional live TV programming has faced a gradual decline, with fans turning to online clips of shows like Saturday Night Live and late-night talk shows rather than watching them live.

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| TV Viewing

Streaming Video is Gold: The Chaos of Content

by Andy Marken

Entertainment organizations are going through major structural changes to keep a firm cash flow. It’s all about getting a large number of viewing subscribers.

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Market Data| OTT TV| Streaming Video

Cord Cutting in 2021. Antennas Selling Well

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Protocol newsletter posted an article that looked at developments in streaming this year and categorised 2021 as the ‘post-cable’ year. One of the interesting snippets was that the article said that …

Tags:Antennas| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Streaming Video| SVOD| TV Viewing| USA

The M&E Industry is Stronger, Healthier Together

by Andy Marken

Keeping a home entertainment budget under control today as the marketplace “matures” is a lot like keeping yourself in shape as you mature. Suddenly it’s OMG! “I’ve never, ever, ever, ever, ever met someone …

Tags:AVOD| Broadcast| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Pay TV| Streaming Video| SVOD

Watch, Watch, Watch Your Shows, Bingeing Through The Stream…

by Pete Putman

TiVo’s latest Video Trends Report was just released, covering the second quarter of 2021, and it’s full of interesting data about how, when, and where we in North America watch video content. A little …

Tags:Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Streaming Video| SVOD| USA

On Average, Cord-cutters Are Spending $85 Per Month On OTT Services

by Artem Alekseenko

New research from Parks Associates finds cord-cutters are spending $85 per month on average for their online pay-TV or standalone subscription-based services, roughly $30 less than what they were paying for traditional pay-TV service. …

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| OTT Video

Broadcast TV: If It’s For Free, It’s For Me!

by Pete Putman

It’s been quite a few decades since I got my master’s degree in television and film at Syracuse University. I made many connections while there, but only one has survived four-plus decades, and that …

Tags:Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| FTA (Free to Air)| OTT Video| Streaming Video

Digital Distribution and Making Content Personal

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, the Disney+ media streaming service launched earlier this month (November 12) for $6.99/month in the US, and in just 24 hours, the company claimed 10 million subscribers. – Wow! …

Tags:Apple| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Content Creation| Disney| Market Data| Netflix| Streaming Video

Will the Apple Lion Roar Again?

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, early last week Apple Inc. made headlines (no huge Apple device marketing blitz here folks–just some – OK top A-list talent – sharing the stage with CEO Tim Cook) …

Tags:Apple| Cable| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Market Data| Streaming Video

Traditional Pay TV’s Slow March to Oblivion

by Steve Sechrist

Abysmal Q4-18 subscriber losses reached some 650K by Warner Media (ummm AT&T – DirecTV satellite provider combined with AOL Time Warner remember?). While that number was offset by new (mostly U-Verse home video) subscribers, …

Tags:AT&T| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Comcast| OTT Video| Pay TV| Streaming Video

What Bob Saw on the Net 12/04/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) What …

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