Bob Iger (Disney) Comments on the unbundling of Cable TV content (short video)

In this short video, Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, comments on the future of Digital Media and the unbundling of Cable TV content. Bob Iger has something to say about how Disney is looking ahead at this inevitable future. Disney owns some (most?) of the most valuable entertainment content assets […]

Change is Coming to the pay-TV business – the Television Industry’s Red Wedding Is Here

4thWEB curated content from BuzzFeedBy Peter Lauria (see full article) Change is coming to the pay-TV business. It’s going to be a bloodbath — and not everyone will survive. There will be blood. A lot of it. Last week made clear — between HBO and CBS announcing plans for a streaming service that bypasses pay-TV […]

Game of Thrones finale piracy – breaks illegal download record

4thWEB curated content from Entertainment WeeklyBy James Hibberd (see full article) Game of Thrones has been setting ratings records for HBO this season, so it’s probably no surprise that the fantasy hit is once again settings records for illegal downloading too. According to piracy-monitoring blog TorrentFreak, the season 4 Thrones finale “The Children” had roughly […]

HBO is launching a stand-alone streaming media service in 2015

4thWEB curated content from The Washington PostBy Cecilia Kang (see full article) HBO is set to launch a stand-alone online streaming media service in 2015 that will not require a cable or satellite subscription. (Reuters) HBO will launch a streaming media service in 2015 that doesn’t require consumers to have a cable or satellite subscription, […]