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.

Good News for the Cable Guys! Subscriber Numbers Dropped Again.

So why are the pay-TV guys smiling?


Sports Programming Dominates the Living Room

How sports programming is reshaping the TV landscape and driving a new generation of technology.


The Digital TV Endgame: 10-Year Transition to All Things IP

It’s not just a question of content availability.

How the Attack on NY Times and Twitter Domains Could Have Been Worse

Look at all these unlocked domain names.


The Disequilibrium of Power: How Retransmission Consent Went So Wrong, and How to Fix It

Local broadcast retransmission consent legislation was never intended to fund NFL rights acquisition and prime-time network programming.

Why Web TV Skeptic Mark Cuban Thinks Google Can Make the NFL Work on the Web

Are the Web’s pipes really up to delivering live football, to millions of TVs, at the same time?

Is Google Ready to Buy Its Way Into TV With an NFL Deal?

Google CEO Larry Page met with NFL head Roger Goodell today. Among the topics: The league’s “Sunday Ticket” subscription service.

“Cord Cutting Used to Be a Myth. It Isn’t Anymore.”

Pay TV subscriber losses are small, but they’re accelerating. Here we go …

CBS Has a Weapon It Won’t Use in Its Time Warner Cable Fight

For a good reason (at least in Les Moonves’ eyes).