By Dana Blankenhorn : Back in February I predicted that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) Fiber would prove a godsend for Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ). There is a market lesson in that reality. Internet access speeds are increasing and customers value content over speed. Internet access and cable
1% ) which could end us as delivery partners or direct streaming rivals, according to Re/code. Pay-TV operators ( CHTR , CVC , DISH , DTV ) are in a bit of a box by the plan and may choose to play hardball with HBO. Post your comment!
consumers sought smaller bundles. Basic plans with a trimmed list of channels account for 12% of all pay-TV subscriptions, up from a level of 8%-10% just a few years ago. Related stocks: DISH , DTV , CHTR , CVC . Post your comment!
Today, Dish Network is the third-largest pay TV provider in the US, after Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) and DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV ). The Market The pay TV market includes cable providers such as Time Warner (NYSE: TWX ), Comcast and Cablevision, satellite
bubble has been built up on sports licensing costs that could burst before then. The pay-TV sector could suffer if consumers hit the wall on rising monthly TV bills. Related stocks: DISH , DTV , CHTR , TWC , CMCSA , CVC . Post your comment!
NASDAQ: DISH ), AT&T (NYSE: T ), Cablevision (NYSE: CVC ), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC ) and DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV ) have to fret over an online product competing with their sports packages which include NBA games. Post your comment!
The multi-year deal with the NFL is said to expand DirecTV's (NASDAQ: DTV ) "exclusive rights to carry NFL Sunday Ticket and its package of every Sunday afternoon out-of-market game." It also expands
s tough stand on competition has deflated wireless valuations and cast some doubt over the pending acquisitions of DirecTV DTV and Time Warner Cable TWC . The best telecom opportunities remain overseas, however, as opportunities still exist in both Europe
is significant in that it was Sony's first licensing deal and MVPD announcement after the deal with DISH Network (NASDAQ: DTV ) and Disney (NYSE: DIS ) in March, and gives Sony's cloud-based devices access to 22 Viacom channels. Complete Story
global wireless provider back into an emerging market player. AT&T 's (NYSE: T ) proposed acquisition of DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV ) was partially done to acquire a thriving Latin America business. Also, the massive $19 billion WhatsAp buyout by Facebook