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Younger Americans Abandoning Traditional TV in Favor of Web-Based Streaming

Phillip Dampier May 17, 2012 Competition, Consumer News, Internet Overcharging, Online Video, Video 1 Comment

Ben Silverman, founder of Electus and former co-chairman of NBC Entertainment, talks on Bloomberg TV about the migration of entertainment programming delivery to web-based outlets, and how the “big boys” like Comcast will have considerable control about how, where — and how much you will pay to watch. (5 minutes)

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  1. AP says:

    No surprise here. Traditional TV has NOTHING on except for stupid reality shows and unfunny sitcoms. I do most of my TV watching online but for sports, sadly I have to turn on my TV to watch it.

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