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  • Cinedigm Losses Narrow In Q2 As OTT Channel Revenue Jumps 23%

    Cinedigm, the former specialist in cinema gear now pivoting to OTT technology, reported second-quarter results with narrower losses and a 23% jump from its streaming channels business. In the fiscal 2019 period ending September 30, the company’s net loss of $3.6 million, or 9 cents per share, marked an improvement from the year-earlier loss of 60 cents a share. The top line reflected the strategic change of direction by the Chinese-owned company. Total revenue of $13.7…

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  • 'People just aren't seeing the value': Pay TV's worst quarter on record could be the start of a terrible new trend

    The third quarter 2018 was terrible for pay-TV subscribers. It was the first time that legacy cable and satellite companies lost more than one million subscribers in a quarter. Even including the digital TV (vMVPD) options offered by cable and satellite providers, the ecosystem lost subscribers. Analysts are split over what it could mean for the future, and whether it's the start of a long-term trend. The pay-TV industry just reported its worst quarter to date, and a new revenue stream that had...

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  • A Comcast EVP explains why streaming video is a terrible business, as all his competitors jump into the internet TV bloodbath headfirst

    Comcast isn't looking to join the list of companies offering over-the-top streaming video (OTT) services, like AT&T and Disney. The cable giant has tried to get streaming services, like Seeso and Watchable, off the ground without success. It's unclear what the Comcast's strategy with Sky's OTT service, Now TV, will be. For consumers seeking alternatives to linear TV, the options seem boundless. Walmart, WarnerMedia, and Disney have all announced options coming to market — not to mention...

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