The Skinny

Budget-friendly vMVPD Frndly TV wants to eventually offer more than 20 channels, but it is moving carefully to ensure no new addition requires an increase to its $5.99/month price point. In other news, the cable industry is losing an institution as C-SPAN retires its illustrious bus after 26 years on the road.

5 Questions: Frndly TV CEO Wants to Get to 20 Channels
Virtual MVPDs haven’t taken off as much as some expected—partly because the cost of such services often mirrors that of traditional pay TV offerings. Enter Frndly TV. Read More »
Last Stop: C-SPAN Retires Iconic Bus
After 26 years on the road, the C-SPAN Bus is staying parked for good with the road show moving online. Read More »
Hill Hearing Ponders Broadband Affordability, Access
A House subcommittee hearing on broadband equity tackled everything from a permanent broadband benefit to rate regulation and municipal broadband. Read More »
Who Wants to Be The Next 'Jeopardy' Host?
We asked folks across the industry about who should be the next Jeopardy host. Here's what they had to say.  Read More »
Sinclair Taking RSNs Direct-to-Consumer in 2022
Sinclair is paving its own way in the RSN ecosystem, announcing the planned launch of a direct-to-consumer app for the properties in the first half of 2021. President/CEO Chris Ripley said on the company’s Read More »
WOW! Anticipates Broadband Gains from EBB
Broadband continues to prove best for WOW! , which added 10,000 HSD customers in 1Q21. The company now has 859,200 total subscribers, and those that are joining are coming for its HSD options. Read More »
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