Editorials

In Depth: Is DIRECTV Satellite Going Away?

The web is abuzz with articles like this one at FierceCable after AT&T reported earnings for the fourth quarter. There have been a lot of naysayers out there who assume that satellite TV is a “dead…


Why are Huawei phones a security risk?

Several news outlets in the past few weeks have reported that both AT&T and Verizon have stopped selling Huawei smartphones over concerns about spying. While there is very little concern that individual users have been…


OPINION: The importance of broadcasting

Television and radio broadcasting have been with us for almost 100 years. They’ve been the core of an information revolution that drove every single one of the events of the 20th and 21st centuries. In 1914,…


The big problem with streaming TV costs

If you’re looking to cut the cord you’re probably comparing a $125 cable bill with a $20 commitment for Netflix and Hulu. It sounds like a pretty good deal, but there are a few things that…


Does live TV even matter anymore?

Think back to 2003. This was fifteen years ago, and maybe it seems like a lifetime or maybe it seems like just yesterday. Back in 2003, your cell phone got most of its use actually making…





STREAMING SATURDAY: Yes Netflix is slipping

I’ve taken the reins of our “Streaming Saturday” series because while Jake Buckler, that rebel without a cause, does ok, I think last week’s article was pretty weak sauce. Last week he asked, “Is Netflix slipping?” and I…