76 minutes | Jul 10th 2017

054: Bad News for PlayStation VUE and Disney

We've updated the way we do the show notes to make things a bit easier to find in each episode. Below you will find the topics discussed in this episode along with a timestamp of when we start discussing it. We hope you listen to the entire episode, but we understand that not everyone has the time to do so. (1:36) Playstation Vue surprises customers with a big price hike. We also cover the current subscriber numbers for the top Pay TV and streaming services. Top pay TV services https://www.ncta.com/industry-data Sling TV hit 2 million subs - http://www.fiercecable.com/cable/sling-tv-has-more-than-2m-subs-comscore-says (16:36) A Pay TV company moves to streaming with MobiTV, and it opens up a world of possibilities for TV over the Internet. CSPIRE - https://www.cspire.com (29:10) Disney is in trouble when it comes to their TV business. Disney In decline - http://www.investopedia.com/news/disney-declining-cable-ratings-raise-concerns/ (43:50) Cord cutting and it’s effect on our kids. (49:50) Hulu is driving the cord cutters - https://consumerist.com/2017/06/23/why-does-hulu-drive-more-cord-cutting-than-netflix-or-amazon-prime/ (53:30) What we’re watching (GLOW, Catastrophe, The Handmaid’s Tale, Orange is the New Black.) Support Net Neutrality by commenting at this link - https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/search/proceedings?q=name:((17-108)) Please Subscribe to The Show in iTunes, Stitcher, or your Podcast App. Be sure to visit https://www.groundedreason.com  for more tech tips and subscribe to the podcast on your favorite player using the links below. Subscribe Free on iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/grounded-reason-podcast/id1140661229?ls=1&mt=2 Subscribe Free on Android - http://subscribeonandroid.com/groundedreason.libsyn.com/rss Subscribe Free on Stitcher - http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/grounded-reason-podcast Subscribe Free on Google Play - https://play.google.com/music/m/Ijyw42al3inofdsxd3s44v6rxny?t%3DGrounded_Reason_Podcast Please rate and review the show in iTunes. If you want to send us questions or comments please use any of the methods below. For more information on cutting the cord visit - https://www.groundedreason.com Call and leave a question or comment for the show: (650) 825-5477 (TALK-GRP) Grounded Reason Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/GroundedReason/ Email us at podcast@groundedreason.com
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