NBCUniversal chief Steve Burke hinted at it in a holiday note last December, but now it’s been made public: The company plans to launch a service in 2020 that carries the company’s catalogue of movies and TV shows and plans to have some originals and outside content as well. As opposed to Netflix and AT&T’s WarnerMedia’s streaming plans, which are aimed mostly at cord cutters, NBCUniversal...
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The podcasting industry as we know it is about to change. Plans by Apple to launch a subscription service for podcasts, as The Information reported today, portends a shift to a much more balkanized podcasting world. Instead of shows being broadly available for free on a variety of outlets, in the future podcasts will be attached exclusively for a price to specific outlets. It’s not only...
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