The Skinny

Discovery's streaming business is booming thanks to the January launch of discovery+, but management is maintaining that the programmer is as committed to the traditional bundle as ever. Color DISH's Charlie Ergen skeptical. On the broadcasting side, work continues on expanding the availability of ATSC 3.0. While it is still early days, broadcasters are starting to get a better idea of what features are becoming standouts with consumers.

Discovery Aims to Dominate Streaming & Bundle
Discovery saw massive growth across its direct-to-consumer products in 4Q20, but CEO David Zaslav said the programmer is still strongly committed to the traditional bundle. Read More »
Facebook Calling for National Consumer Privacy Law
Facebook has often found itself in Congress’s hot seat, but the social media giant is hoping that 2021 will be the year it is able to work together with lawmakers to craft national data consumer protection legislation. Read More »
ATSC 3.0 Put to the Test by Broadcasters
Broadcasters are slowly but surely transitioning their operations to ATSC 3.0, and we're getting a better idea of what features are emerging as favorites. Read More »
Rosenworcel Takes the Gavel at FCC
Jessica Rosenworcel presided over her first FCC meeting as acting chairwoman Wednesday, offering a glimpse into how she will run the agency if the gig becomes permanent. Read More »
CuriosityStream Leads the Pack in Eliminating Trials
Unlike a lot of the streamers out there, CuriosityStream began taking down its free trial offer about a year ago. Read More »
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