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Popularity of streaming bundles rise as the subscriber base reach 5 million

The end of 2017 has brought some good news for the virtual MVPD industry as more than 5 million households subscribed to a virtual MVP service during this time with Sling TV leading the race with 2.3 million subscribers. DirecTV Now and PlayStation Vue with scored silver and bronze respectively with 1.2 million and 600,000 …

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T-Mobile-Layer3TV deal costs $325 million

Layer3TV, the Denver-based Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (MVPD) has officially become a part of T-Mobile as it got sold to the latter in $325 million. T-Mobile noted that the final value of the deal remains subject to customary working capital and other post-closing adjustments. T-Mobile which is planning to use the acquisition to underpin the …

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YouTube TV debuts on Roku devices

Interestingly, YouTube TV has finally launched on Roku and both the companies announced the news jointly. The announcement said YouTube TV will be available on “select Roku devices” in the 80 markets in which the service is distributed. As per a CNBC report, Google has registered around 300,000 users for its virtual MVPD services since …

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With 521 local stations, Hulu continues its lead among MVPDs

Hulu, which started its video streaming service last year, has taken a major lead among virtual MVPD operators for local station sign-ups. Hulu announced that currently, it has deals to retransmit  521 local broadcast affiliates across the U.S. With the addition of more ABC and Fox affiliates this week, Hulu said it can now offer …

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Distribution for Youtube TV, Hulu, other OTT Services to be done by CBS and Affiliates

CBS is expanding distribution of its network programming content on OTT services like YouTube, Hulu and CBS All Access. Access to new and emerging digital distribution platforms enables viewers to access their favorite local programs as well as hit CBS programs says Chris Cornelius, chairman of the Affiliates Board and VP of Morgan Murphy Media …

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Disney & ABC brings-in 160 stations to OTT

Disney along with ABC Television Group has inked a deal to bring in 160 stations including those owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, The E.W. Scripps Company, Hearst Television and TEGNA Media, for its OTT Clearinghouse initiative. The majority of stations have now opted into one or more new internet-delivered programming services from DirecTV Now, Sony …

Sony’s Playstation Vue assumed ‘dead on arrival’ by TDG analyst

Sony’s video streaming service is available for PlayStation 3 and 4 users in New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia, offering a variety of broadcast and cable channels in three different tiers at prices ranging from $49.99 to $69.99 per month. According to TDG research, 53% of US broadband households use a game console — but the users …

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