Please wait while we enable your Account

0%

Contacting Amazon Web Services
Deploying Cloud Servers, Storage, Transcoding & Database Servers
Deploying Global CDN
Deploying Firewall & Enabling Security Measures
Deploying the CMS & Admin Module
Deploying Website, Mobile & TV Apps framework
Creating your FTP account
Finishing up all the modules
Preparing for launch

Growth of streaming video killed Comcast-Time Warner deal

Roshan Dwivedi Published on : 27 April 2015

comcast-timewarner-angled

What killed Comcast Corp.’s $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable Inc.? Regulators’ desire to protect the Internet video on demand industry that is reshaping TV.

A combination of the No. 1 and No. 2 US cable companies would have put nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof, along with NBCUniversal, giving the resulting behemoth unprecedented power over what Americans watch and download. Competitors, consumer groups, and politicians have criticized the deal, saying it would lead to higher prices and less choice.

‘‘The proposed merger would have posed an unacceptable risk to competition and innovation, including to the ability of online VOD providers to reach and serve consumers,’’ Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler said in a written statement.

The Justice Department said Comcast dropped its bid because of regulators’ concerns that the Philadelphia-based cable giant would become an ‘‘unavoidable gatekeeper’’ for Internet services.

Read the entire story here.

Written by: Roshan Dwivedi

Add your comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Try Muvi One free for 14 days

No Credit Card Required

.muvi.com
Your website will be at https://yourname.muvi.com, you can change this later.

Upcoming Webinar
March 27

8:00AM PST

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams,” where we delve into the cutting-edge world of live streaming monetization. As the landscape of streaming services evolves, Muvi is at the forefront with a revolutionary Paywall PPV monetization solution designed to empower businesses to maximize revenue from their live streams and events.

In this engaging webinar, we will provide a comprehensive overview of Muvi Live’s Paywall feature, exploring its functionalities, and the unparalleled advantages it offers to creators and businesses, especially those in the streaming industry. From seamless payment integrations to personalized user experiences, we’ll guide you through the key aspects that make Muvi Live Paywall a game-changer for content monetization.

Why Attend the Webinar:

  • Understand the present state of live stream monetization solutions.
  • Introducing Muvi Live Paywall – the ultimate PPV monetization solution for live streams.
  • Live demo of the Paywall feature: from setting up the price to purchasing and watching the stream.
  • How Muvi Live’s Paywall feature stands out among the rest.
  • Insightful tips on how to maximize your live stream revenue.

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams,” where we delve into the cutting-edge world of live streaming monetization. As the landscape of streaming services evolves, Muvi is at…...

Event Language: English
1 hour