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DirecTV Explores Online Video Service

DirecTV is exploring the idea of an online video service that would appeal to “price-sensitive” young people or other customers who have dropped their pay-TV service, the satellite TV firm said on Thursday.

Why Your Cable Bill Won’t Get Smaller When Big TV Gets Bigger

For now, at least.
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Good News for the Cable Guys! Subscriber Numbers Dropped Again.

So why are the pay-TV guys smiling?
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FCC Would End TV Sports Blackout Rule

Sports fans could find it easier to catch certain local games on television.

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The Convergence Tipping Point

The convergence revolution is in its most disruptive phase in television.
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CBS, Time Warner Reach Deal to End Blackout

A monthlong blackout of the CBS network on Time Warner Cable Inc. ended Monday, resolving one of the longest disputes between a pay-TV operator and a network in recent years.

Viacom-Sony TV Is a Big Deal. It’s Also the Same Deal We Already Have.

You may actually be able to get cable TV delivered over the Web in the not-so-distant future. But it’s going to look a whole lot like cable TV looks now.
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How to Watch CNN for Free, Without Paying for Cable*

Go to CNN.com. Is there a catch? Of course there’s a catch.
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ATD Week in Review: Facebook Gets More Twittery and Kara’s Open Letter to Jeff Bezos

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!
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Dish Pulls the Plug — For Now — On NimbleTV’s Web TV Service

The “TV Everywhere” startup has ambitious plans, but it’s gone dark for more than a week.
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