WSJ – As Streaming Services Amp Up, Not all TV Channels Make the Cut

Streaming entrants that have offered broadcast and sports networks, rather than those that are purely entertainment, have had more success being including in the new streaming packages.

May 15, 2017

‘The surge in cord-cutting has set off a race among media companies to be included in new “skinny” streaming bundles that are reshaping the American television landscape.

Cord-cutting reached a record pace in the first quarter as consumers continue to ditch pricey pay-TV subscriptions and seek more online alternatives. Over the past five years, nearly 8 million U.S. households have abandoned traditional pay TV or eschewed signing up entirely, according to Wall Street research firm MoffettNathanson.’

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