Prisoners of Cable

Thompson, Derek
November 2012
Atlantic;Nov2012, Vol. 310 Issue 4, p36
The article discusses the business aspects of cable television networks' bundling of services and programming, in light of consumer demand for a streaming service from the network Home Box Office Inc. (HBO), owned by the media company Time Warner. Topics include the impact of television streaming devices, such as Apple TV, on television programming, the television streaming company Netflix, and the increase of internet television services.


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