European police busted an illegal streaming ring that provided service to two million people and was so sophisticated that it had its own customer service team.
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Walt Disney Co’s top streaming executive, Kevin Mayer, will leave the entertainment and theme parks giant to become the CEO of TikTok, the popular video app owned by China’s ByteDance.
For years, television executives have fretted there is too much TV. Now, with the coronavirus looming large, they are worried there might not be enough.
The video entertainment industry’s struggle to adapt to the new terminology sparked a merger mania that has rapidly condensed the market for pay-television services into the hands of a powerful few.
The media ecosystem is undergoing a massive change as streaming video looks to extend its recent dominance over traditional distribution, according to research firm MoffettNathanson.
Walt Disney’s much-anticipated debut of its new streaming video service was marred by technical glitches and crashes for some users, though it still stirred excitement online.
Netflix delivered enough good news on Wednesday to allay concerns about looming competition from Walt Disney and Apple.
Apple said its TV+ original video subscription service will launch on 1 November for $4.99/month, undercutting the price of rival offerings.
Get ready, TV fans, because the next few months are going to be wild. Deep-pocketed giants are spending billions of dollars on so much new streaming content that there will be little reason to leave your couch this summer.
Apple plans to roll out the Apple TV+ movie and TV subscription service by November, part of a drive to reach $50-billion in service sales by 2020.