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How cable bundles are being torn apart bit by bit

28
Apr
2014

Cable companies may be loathe to admit it, but their incredibly profitable bundle packages that are hated by many consumers are slowly dying out. The New York Times’ columnist David Carr writes persuasively on how forcing consumers to pay huge sums to money every month to subsidize channels they never watch is just not a sustainable business model in an era where consumers have access to so much content on the Internet, either through legitimate means such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon or through illegitimate means such as pirated torrents. In the latest blow to cable bundles’ empire, HBO announced last week that it would let Amazon stream some of its older shows such as The Sopranos and The Wire

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