How Cord Cutting Is Driving Big Changes Across the Media Landscape

Streaming video services like Netflix, Hulu, and a planned rival from Apple will see their total U.S. revenue jump 64% over the next five years to almost $24 billion annually, benefitting from the continued growth of cord cutting, according to a report published on Wednesday. Meanwhile, revenue from cable and satellite TV service providers like […]

Amazon Possibly Buying Boost From Sprint and T-Mobile Is Confounding the Mobile Industry

As the regulatory review of Sprint and T-Mobile’s controversial merger nears its end, the wireless market may be experiencing some fevered dreams. But it’s still possible that consumers will come out the winners. While a majority of the Federal Communications Commission was ready to allow the two smallest major wireless carriers to combine, staff in […]

Behind AT&T’s Epic Battle Against Netflix, Disney and the Rest

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. Twelve years ago, Netflix started offering movies streamed over the Internet. It was a herky-jerky, frustrating experience, and it took a visionary (Reed Hastings) to see what streaming would […]

Data Sheet—Behind AT&T’s Epic Battle Against Netflix, Disney and the Rest

Twelve years ago, Netflix started offering movies streamed over the Internet. It was a herky-jerky, frustrating experience, and it took a visionary (Reed Hastings) to see what streaming would do to the movie business and its then-cash cow, the DVD. Fast forward to today and streaming video is easily the most exciting consumer technology offering […]

Why Cord Cutters Are Favoring Cheaper Online Options Over Cable-Like Bundles

The growing trend of people canceling their cable or satellite TV service may not be enough to sustain interest in the recent crop of Internet services trying to replicate the multi-channel cable world online. The ranks of cord cutters and so-called cord never’s, who never subscribed to pay TV in the first place, jumped to […]

T-Mobile Unveils a 300-Channel TV Service, Saying Its Attack on Big Cable Has Yet to Begin

T-Mobile unveiled a piece of its new strategy to take on the cable TV industry, though the first foray probably won’t make giants like Comcast and Charter Communications too nervous–at least not yet. Dubbed TVision, the offering is much like existing high-end pay TV packages, with almost 300 channels arriving in customers’ homes via a […]

Comcast Debuts Limited Internet Streaming Service For $5 a Month

Cable giant Comcast has finally entered the streaming video wars, but with an offering that doesn’t include much unique content. Users of the new service, called Flex, get a set top box, much like those from Apple or Roku, to connect to their TVs, and a voice-controlled remote. The device gives them access to mostly […]

Data Sheet—Looks Like Cord Cutting Just Broke Another Record

Altice USA, the cable mothership of Optimum and Suddenlink that sucked up Cablevision a few years ago, reported decent financial results on Thursday. But the report also marks the final public disclosure we needed to assess the state of cord cutting at the end of 2018. Altice revealed a net loss of 15,000 cable TV […]