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Amazon exploring pay-TV too?

Amazon is said to be meeting with a few of the big media companies, eyeing the possibility of licensing their TV channels, in a report that comes the same day Verizon makes a big step toward such a service.

By January 21, 2014

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Apple said to be working on Web TV service like Dish's Sling TV

The electronics giant is talking with TV programmers about offering an Internet-based pay TV service, according to a report from Recode.

By February 4, 2015

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ESPN sues Verizon over new 'skinny bundles' for cable TV

The lawsuit comes after Verizon unveiled new bundles that allow customers to choose specific packages of channels that can be swapped every 30 days.

By April 27, 2015

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Apple TV service coming? Time Warner's CEO is betting on it

The chief executive of HBO-parent Time Warner says he's "pretty confident" Apple will launch its own streaming TV offering soon. Also: HBO chief says HBO Now will soon be available through more ISPs.

By April 29, 2015

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New anti-piracy code proposes the 'three strikes' policy for Australia

After service providers and rights holders were called on by the Australian Government to develop a code to address copyright infringement, the industry has responded with a three-strikes scheme for pirates.

By February 19, 2015

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Dish Networks' 2015 CES press conference: Join us Monday (live blog)

The satellite-TV service provider is expected to unveil a new Internet-delivered TV service as it refocuses attention on its network and away from its contract disputes with content providers.

By January 4, 2015

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Who is responsible for 'Game of Thrones' piracy?

Some critics have blamed Australian pay TV service Foxtel's "outdated" business model for record breaking downloads of HBO's wildly popular show, but is the criticism warranted?

By June 23, 2014

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AT&T chief says Net neutrality qualms could crimp fiber plans

CEO Randall Stephenson weighs in on President Obama's call for tighter rules on broadband providers. He also talks up AT&T's big bet on Mexico.

By November 12, 2014

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NBA, ESPN deal drafts streaming-only service for cord-cutters

A deal between the league and Disney's sports network tees up a new service streaming NBA games even if you don't pay for cable. Just don't assume it will bring the biggest matchups to your iPhone.

By October 6, 2014

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DirecTV secures NFL Sunday Ticket deal vital to AT&T merger

The deal also expands the partnership to include Sunday Ticket live on mobile devices, likely to be a key promoted feature for AT&T.

By October 1, 2014