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AT&T TV NOW is Currently Down for Some Users

This morning, some AT&T TV NOW subscribers are finding that they can’t login to the app to watch content. If you’re receiving an error message this morning, it’s likely part of a widespread issue with the streaming service. Subscribers have taken to Reddit and social media to say that they’re getting a message saying “Oops […]

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Kansas Cable TV Provider Ends TV Service to Focuses on Streaming As Cord Cutting Grows

Rainbow Communications, a telecommunications service provider offering cable and internet services in Northeast Kansas, has announced that they will end TV service on June 30, 2020, and help customers switch to streaming. In a letter to customers, Rainbow Communications noted that 80% of their customers’ internet traffic comes from watching video online. In an effort […]

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The Free Streaming Service XUMO Adds Demand Africa Channel

Today, XUMO TV has added another channel to its lineup, giving viewers another option for free content to watch without a subscription. The newest channel is Demand Africa, found on channel 515. Demand Africa Demand Africa From Nollywood to Ghallywood, and beyond, Demand Africa offers unlimited 24-7 access to the largest curated collection of Pan-African […]

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Digital Media Rights Launches 5 Linear Channels for Kpop, Thrillers, Kids’ Shows & More

Content distributor Digital Media Rights (DMR) announced yesterday that they have launched five content-driven, free, ad-supported channels. These channels will first be available on the Samsung TV Plus platform. AsianCrush is a pan-Asian channel; Coroco is a kid friendly family channel; KMTV will feature K-pop; Midnight Pulp is for horror, thriller, and cult classics; and […]

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Acorn TV Acquires UK David Tennant Drama Deadwater Fell

AMC’s Acorn TV, a provider of content from Britain and beyond, has acquired the new UK drama Deadwater Fell. The four part series stars David Tennant and Cush Jumbo. The Acorn TV Original miniseries will make its exclusive North American premiere in April 2020. Recently premiering to record ratings on Channel 4, the series was […]

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Justin Long Will Host a New Show for Disney+

Justin Long has signed on to host and produce a new show for Disney+. Shop Class will be a competition show and will premiere on the streaming platform on February 28, according to a report from Hollywood Reporter. We first learned about Shop Class before Disney+ launched, when a long list of upcoming original content […]

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Netflix Shows Revenue and Subscription Growth After the Launch of Competitor Disney+

Today, Netflix is reporting its Quarter 4 earnings results, showing an increase in both revenue and subscription numbers. 2019 was an important year for the streaming giant, as new competitors entered the marketing, including Disney+ and Apple TV+. Netflix has reported that their revenue has grown by 31% year over year, with the total 2019 […]

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Pluto TV Execs Share Opinions on Comcast’s Free Peacock Service & Other Competitors

Today, Jeff Shultz, Chief Business Officer, and Amy Kuessner, SVP of Business Partnerships for Pluto TV took questions about the increase in competition within the streaming industry. Competition is heating up with both subscription based services and advertising supported services, like Pluto TV. Recently, Quibi and NBCUniversal’s Peacock have announced that will be ad-supported. HBO […]

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