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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Linear pay TV lost 941K subscribers in Q2, still the worst quarter …

While customer declines for U.S. operators of linear pay-TV platforms didn’t reach the 1.2 million-plus depths feared by some investment analysts, they were still record bad, hitting an estimated 941,000 subscribers, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett. The rate of decline for these services reached 2.7%, close to the predicted 2.8%, Moffett added. The rate […]

AT&T’s new ‘unlimited’ plan sucks

As of this morning, all four major wireless carriers offer data plans described as “unlimited” to all their customers. But while I’m reluctantly willing to describe the Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint plans as unlimited (despite some restrictions), ATT’s plan could better be described as a “22GB data plan but you can’t actually use that data […]

Justin Bieber cancels world tour before stop in Arlington

(Photo: Getty Images) (Photo: Getty Images) ARLINGTON, Texas – Pop superstar Justin Bieber will not be coming to Arlington this weekend for a concert since the singer canceled the last 14 dates of his Purpose World Tour. Bieber was set to perform at ATT Stadium this Saturday night. He says he needs some rest and […]

Cord cutting climbs to 976K users, SNL Kagan’s official tally says …

Linear pay-TV services lost 976,000 customers in the second quarter, said research company SNL Kagan, delivering the most comprehensive tally of the three-month period’s record cord cutting to date.  Traditional cable, satellite and telco MVPD services have lost a combined 1.8 million user in 2017, with the number of pay-TV homes in the U.S. dropping […]

How to Watch Stephen King’s Mysterious ‘Mr. Mercedes’ TV Show

Of all the recent and upcoming Stephen King adaptations, there’s probably one you keep forgetting exists. Mr. Mercedes, a television series based on King’s 2014 novel of the same name, is set to premiere on August 9 on ATT’s commercial-free Audience Network. The few critics who have reviewed the show are pretty in love — […]

Lacklustre Dulwich Hamlet scrape a 1-1 draw against the evil …

It was a disappointing night at Champion Hill as an underwhelming Dulwich Hamlet failed to bag all three play-off-boosting points against relegation-threatened arch-rivals Leatherhead. Geographically-speaking, Leatherhead aren’t obvious candidates to become rivals of Dulwich, but many fans will never forget or forgive the Surrey club’s supremely dodgy antics over WallGate. The rotters. The ground was […]

Why Google Is the New Evil Empire

“We don’t need you to type at all because we know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less guess what you’re thinking about … Is that over the line?” – Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Continue Reading Below   A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away there […]

FCC Approves Time Warner’s WPCH Sale to Meredith

Apr 18, 2017 10:07 AM ET Transaction part of plan to avoid FCC review of ATT-Time Warner merger … read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/fcc-approves-time-warners-wpch-sale-meredith/164982

Reversal of Fortunes: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Thursday 7/27 …

Take a deep breath and remember that reversals are a part of the stock market, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Thursday. We’ve all been waiting for a pullback to buy some high quality stocks at great prices, and those prices are now coming. Cramer warned that there will be many cynics out there, […]

Cable Company Draws Complaints From Coral Springs Residents

Blue Stream Cable in Coral Springs. Photo courtesy Scott Gutman. By: Carly Levy Residents in Coral Springs have been facing a multitude of problems with one local cable provider ranging from poor customer service to unreliable internet connections. Vice Mayor Dan Daley raised the issue at the August 2 city commission meeting discussing the calls […]