After dabbling in occasional 4K broadcasts, Fox Sports thrilled Team USA soccer fans when it made all 52 matches of the Women’s World Cup available this summer. The “beautiful game” lived up to its reputation.
Unlike other sports leagues that have created consumer-centric streaming offerings, the NFL has remained firmly on the sidelines of the direct-to-consumer OTT trend, choosing instead of collect billions of licensing dollars from CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, for rights to its regional and nationally-televised games. But that’s changing…
A side-by-side channel comparison of WatchTV against its nearest "skinny bundle" vMVPD competition—Sling TV Orange and Philo—reveals the shared elements of those lineups (no broadcast channels) and notable differences (e.g. Sling includes some sports programming.) The channel lineup, however, is not what makes WatchTV unique in a competitive marketplace of traditional and streaming video providers.
In this week’s Telogical Talk, Mike recaps his visit to the inaugural Pay TV Show hosted by Fierce Cable in Denver earlier this week.