How cable TV ratings can affect your cable bill

How cable TV ratings can affect your cable bill

Hacker News is reporting that the number of cable TV subscribers dropped to an all-time low in 2017, a decrease that has been attributed to lower-than-expected ratings for cable channels such as HBO, Showtime, AMC, Disney and Nickelodeon.The New York Times, which first reported the decline, notes that cable TV was a popular choice for…

Comcast buys DirecTV for $85B

Comcast buys DirecTV for $85B

The cable giant has acquired DirecView for an undisclosed amount, according to sources close to the transaction.The deal is expected to close by the end of the year, and will also include Comcast’s NBCUniversal cable channel, sources told the New York Times.DirecNet was one of the first media companies to launch in the United States,…