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Dish’s AirTV box now lets you watch and record live TV, access recordings through Sling TV – TechCrunch

Dish’s AirTV box now lets you watch and record live TV, access recordings through Sling TV – TechCrunch Following reports that Amazon is preparing to launch a new device that would allow Fire TV owners to record live TV, Dish’s AirTV has just done the same. The company announced the …

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Hulu and Discovery announce partnership for live and on-demand programming – TechCrunch

Hulu and Discovery announce partnership for live and on-demand programming – TechCrunch Hulu and Discovery this morning announced a wide-ranging partnership that will see Discovery’s live and on-demand programming added to Hulu’s streaming service. The multi-year agreement will see nearly 4,000 episodes of Discovery’s shows added to Hulu’s on-demand library, …

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Cord-cutting trend more than doubles streaming TV consumption since last year

Cord-cutting trend more than doubles streaming TV consumption since last year Conviva’s Q2 2018 streaming TV census found viewing hours more than doubled since 2017 with significant jumps in simultaneous viewers. The survey noted shifts in the devices used to stream TV and improvements in streaming video quality. The post …

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CBS launches local news streaming services – TechCrunch

CBS launches local news streaming services – TechCrunch CBS is today debuting a new portfolio of streaming services designed to deliver local news to cord cutters and other digital media consumers. The services, branded CBSN Local, will live under the CBSN brand – the 24/7 news channel first launched in …

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Jeffrey Katzenberg’s NewTV closes a billion dollar round, says report – TechCrunch

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s NewTV closes a billion dollar round, says report – TechCrunch Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new mobile video startup NewTV, which snagged Meg Whitman as CEO in January, has now closed on $1 billion in funding, according to a report out today in CNN. Investors in the round include Disney, 21st Century …

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U.S. cord cutters to reach 33 million this year, faster than expected – TechCrunch

U.S. cord cutters to reach 33 million this year, faster than expected – TechCrunch The pace of cord cutting in the U.S. is increasing faster than expected, according to a new forecast released this week by eMarketer. The analyst firm is now projecting the number of those ditching their subscriptions …

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