Streaming Companies Spent Billions to Just Invent Cable TV

This post is by Jason Hellerman from No Film School

Time is a flat circle.

If you’re like me, you are paying for like a dozen different streaming services, and it’s getting kind of tiresome. It takes a lot of effort to switch services on and off. You have to keep track of what you’re watching and when, and then make sure you’re right about what service carries the shows you watch most frequently.

How is this the modern reality? I thought this was all supposed to be easier.

Well, now major streamers are considering bundling themselves… sort of like cable.

Yeah cable, that thing you paid for with hundreds of channels that we were told streaming would replace.

You don’t have to take my word for it. David Zaslav spoke to the MoffettNathanson Technology, Media & Telecom Conference this week and talked about the idea of bundling.

He said:

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