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Most Major Streaming Services Saw Viewership Increase in May, Study Says

Most of the top big names in streaming services have all seen an increase in viewership numbers during May due to COVID-19. That’s according to Comscore’s new Total Home Panel data which released the numbers on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney,+ and YouTube. Part of Disney+‘s recent success is attributed to the streaming service […]

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WOW! Internet Extends FCC Pledge to Keep Customers Connected Through June 2020

WOW! Internet Cable and Phone services has recommitted to its FCC Pledge to allow customers experiencing hardships to continue using their internet services through the end of June. This is in light of the financial hardships that have come to American’s due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, WOW! leadership is donating significant portions of […]

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Despite Carrier Pledge, FCC Says It’s Received Hundreds of Consumer Complaints

While hundreds of broadband providers and telcos have signed on to the Federal Communications Commission’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge, the commission has reportedly received hundreds of complaints so far. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai told the House Energy and Commerce Committee that of the roughly 2,000 complaints the commission has received connected to the ongoing coronavirus […]

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Starry Internet is Launching a Free #MadeForThis Content Series

Starry Internet announced a new content series titled #MadeForThis launching this week featuring a curated lineup of activity and how-to videos from all across the internet. With new themed content every week, Starry subscribers and nonsubscribers can get their creative juices flowing and blood pumping with a wide range of content from shadow boxing, to […]

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Dish Has New Customer Offers for Healthcare Workers

DISH has partnered with NBC, Discovery, A&E, Asurion and Assurant to make a $60,000 donation to Good360, a global charitable organization helping with COVID-19 relief efforts for healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Good360 can match every $1 donated with $10 worth of goods by leveraging their partnerships and connections. With DISH’s […]

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ATSC 3.0 Will Be Delayed Due to COVID-19, Pearl TV Exec Says

Ongoing impacts from COVID-19 could mean broadcasters won’t hit their goal of launching ATSC 3.0 in 40 markets this year, according to Pearl TV’s Anne Schelle. The broadcasting group’s managing director commented as part of a remote panel at a virtual IABM conference and discussed the pandemic’s effects on ATSC 3.0 rollout plans. Coming out […]

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Analysts Report Revised Forecasts for Netflix, Disney & More

The recent surge in streaming due to the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders has analysts revising previous projections. According to a report by London-based firm Digital TV Research, streaming platforms are seeing huge growth in projected subscription numbers, with Netflix and Disney+ right on top of that list. “We have completely revised our forecasts for […]

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