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Streaming Saturday: Netflix Sale and Other Rumors

Netflix is for sale, and the company soon will launch a download-to-go option for its customers. These are the two recent rumors surrounding the streaming service. Netflix is for sale. At least that’s what people…






THROWBACK THURSDAY: Come “GO” with me

If you’ve been reading the blog, you’ve probably noticed that DIRECTV rolled out its Mobile DVR product a few weeks ago, giving Genie DVR users the ability to stream and offload their recordings to mobile device….


DIRECTV phasing out satellite TV by 2020?

The web is abuzz this morning with comments from AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, who said in a recent Bloomberg article that DIRECTV Now, the company’s upcoming streaming service, will be the primary TV delivery vehicle by 2020. Personally,…


STREAMING SATURDAY: The “real” Emmy Winners

Oh, Buckler, you just don’t get it. My esteemed colleague, deskbound and cranky for having been left behind to mind the blog last week, wants you to think that streaming services won big at the Emmys. He…


Streaming Saturday: Netflix, Amazon Win Emmy Awards

Streaming services Netflix and Amazon won 15 and nine Emmy Awards, respectively. Could this be a sign of the supremacy of streaming in the entertainment world? Whether it took home the win or was honored with…


OK, let’s get going with “DIRECTV Now”

It’s been over six months since DIRECTV announced that it will have streaming services for customers who don’t want to get satellite TV. Am I the only one who’s getting antsy? Several sites have reported AT&T exec Randall…


Is “Cable” Now a Dirty Word?

In its efforts to reinvent itself, the cable industry’s top lobbying organization confirms that “cable” a dirty word. The National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) recently announced it will be known as “NCTA – The Internet & Television…