Video swimming against the stream

With more media and tech giants preparing to launch Netflix-style services, the video streaming war is about to get bloody

11th August, 2019
Video swimming against the stream
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Jamyn Edis uses an appropriately cinematic reference to predict what 2020 will look like in the world of TV and movie streaming. “It’s shaping up to be The Hunger Games for the streaming services,” says the adjunct associate professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business.

By this time next year, AT&T’s WarnerMedia division, Comcast’s NBCUniversal, Walt Disney and Apple will all have released new streaming video services, taking...

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