While Shakespeare indeed holds up through time (well, most of his work anyway), this new generation may not be as keen to learn or appreciate his plays, sonnets, and what … Continue reading
When premium cable network HBO officially unveiled its standalone over-the-top service HBO Now in March, it appeared as if the pay-TV industry’s worst nightmare had just come true. Many pundits immediately saw in it an almost unprecedented destructive potential vis-à-vis the pay-TV bundle. But has it lived up to those lofty expectations in the almost three months that it has been in operation?
If a study by BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield is anything to go by, the subscription video-on-demand offering is off to a solid start. He estimates the service has amassed more than 850,000 subscribers, a figure he arrived at using iTunes app-store sales charts.Read more