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Todd Spangler / Variety:
AT&T loses record 385,000 traditional pay-TV subscribers in Q3, posts 296,000 net adds for DirecTV Now, and reports revenue of $39.7B, down from $40.9B YoY   —  AT&T's DirecTV and U-verse TV businesses were hammered in the third quarter of 2017, while the telco's over-the-top DirecTV …
Oct 24, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Snap and NBCUniversal form a 50-50 joint venture studio to produce original content exclusively for Snapchat and sign indie filmmakers Mark and Jay Duplass   —  Snap and NBCUniversal are creating a Hollywood studio dedicated to the future of app-centric entertainment.
Oct 17, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Jan Dawson / Variety:
The strength of Netflix's international revenue and subscribers, compared to US competitors, helps the company offset rising content costs   —  Much has been made of Netflix's massive and fast-growing content budget, which the company estimates will be $7 million for 2018.
Oct 15, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Fandango to acquire MovieTickets.com for an undisclosed amount, gaining access to UK, Canada, and significantly expanding in Latin America   —  Todd's Most Recent Stories  — Jake Paul, Juanpa Zurita Battle Zombies in YouTube Red's ‘Fight of the Living Dead: Paradise Calls’
Oct 13, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Stephanie Prange / Variety:
Four major Hollywood studios join Disney's Movies Anywhere service, a digital locker that brings together movies from Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu   —  Disney-owned Movies Anywhere service gets backing from most of the majors, launches tonight  —  Stephanie's Most Recent Stories
Oct 12, 2017, 12:50 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast launches Xfinity Instant TV streaming service in beta for its broadband customers, starting at $18 per month   —  Todd Spangler  —  Todd's Most Recent Stories  —  Comcast is hoping to bring “cord nevers” into the pay-TV fold with Xfinity Instant TV: The stripped-down bundle …
Sep 27, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Job offers and documents show Roku's doubling down on voice, with a smart speaker as a possible outcome   —  Streaming video device maker Roku has been working on advancing voice control while also ramping up its own audio efforts, according to a number of new job offers posted by the company …
Sep 19, 2017, 6:15 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins says the streaming service will spend ~$2.5B on content in 2017, less than half of the $6B Netflix says it's spending this year   —  Hulu is spending a bundle on programming this year: Its content budget for 2017 is around $2.5 billion, CEO Mike Hopkins said Thursday.
Sep 15, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Spotify hires Disney executive Courtney Holt to lead its efforts in original video and podcast programming   —  Spotify has lured digital-media veteran Courtney Holt over from Disney to lead its efforts around original video and podcast programming, Variety has learned exclusively.
Sep 6, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Instagram says some high-profile accounts have been breached after a now-fixed API bug exposed phone numbers and email addresses   —  Instagram said at least one hacker was able to steal personal information from high-profile user accounts, blaming the breach on a bug in its system that has now been fixed.
Aug 30, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context

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