The pay TV market is still resisting disruption

For all the talk, there’s little evidence that cord cutting, to whatever extent it is actually happening, has loosened the grip of the networks or cable operators on the TV business. If anything, they’ve tightened their hold, as evidence from this last quarter shows.…

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So You Want to Stream NBCU Shows Online?

Conditions imposed on Comcast and NBC Universal by the FCC and DOJ will require the companies to make their cable content available to new online video distributors. But those over-the-top distributors have some hurdles to jump before the regulatory agencies will enforce those conditions.…

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Vid-Biz: Comcast-NBCU, Cord Shaving, SkyFire

Today on the Net: Due to ongoing discussions with regulatory agencies, the Comcast-NBCU merger is going to be delayed until early 2011. Also: a look at Starz's subscriber numbers shows little evidence of cord shaving and SkyFire has released its Flash video app for the iPad.…

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Vid-Biz: Comcast-NBC, Hulu, 3-D

Today on the Net: an analyst estimates that NBC Universal is worth negative $600 million while USA Network is worth $11.7 billion, broadcasters like NBC are holding back the available ad inventory for sale on Hulu and Imax's CEO says not every 3-D movie will work.…

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Comcast’s Burke to Take Over New NBCU

Comcast and GE were in need of a new CEO for the joint venture combining their cable properties after Jeff Zucker said he would leave. Today, they announced that Comcast COO Steve Burke will be named CEO of the new company once the deal is completed.…

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