The launch of several niche streaming services is boosted by the news of more consumers than ever before are subscribed to 3 or more streaming services at once.

  1. Comcast: Our future is streaming

“I think our company is better positioned as the world moves to streaming than any other company in the world”

 

  1. Sinclair launches 2020 Live, a news channel on its streaming platform STIRR, to carry unfiltered presidential campaign events with no commentators or anchors

The new channel will appear on Sinclair’s streaming platform STIRR, which offers 100 channels and carries local news programming from station partners, as well as content such as the impeachment hearings, from a national news desk.

 

  1. Apple Planning to Make Original Podcasts Promoting Its TV Shows

Apple Inc. is discussing making original podcasts related to programs on its Apple TV+ video streaming service, another sign of the technology giant’s growing ambitions in entertainment, according to people familiar with the plans.

 

  1. More Americans Than Ever Pay for 3 or More Streaming Services

Maybe stream fatigue isn’t a thing anymore, with more Americans than ever before paying for at least three streaming services.

 

  1. Fox Television Stations debuts Fox Soul, an ad-based online channel aimed at African Americans with live original talk and informational shows from 6-10PM PT

“We are proud to debut this African American focused channel, created by and for the members of the black community,” said James DuBose, head of programming for Fox Soul. “We intend to inform, inspire, and empower our viewers by meeting their needs for authentic conversations on topics relevant to our lives.”

 

  1. Telekom Romania hikes sub fees

Telekom Romania will increase its subscription fees for the third time in less than a year on March 1.