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DirecTV seeking "over the top" rights


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#1 OFFLINE   CincySaint

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 07:56 AM

OTT rights would include the right to stream the programs directly to consumers and not use the satellite dish.

 

DirecTV's wanting to land rights to offer an OTT package may coincide with its interest in Hulu, the online programming site that is for sale. If DirecTV were to acquire Hulu, it could in theory use it as a platform to offer its service to consumers who are unable or unwilling to get a satellite dish.

 

 

 

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#2 OFFLINE   Drucifer

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 04:27 PM

Seems like all signal providers are looking at obtaining OTT rights.

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 05:33 PM

Looks like I'll be out of a job.... :(


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#4 OFFLINE   paulman182

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:38 AM

It'll be a long time before satellite dishes are phased out, if ever.

 

A lot of us can't get fast enough internet to watch HD on a big screen.


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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:43 AM

It'll be a long time before satellite dishes are phased out, if ever.

 

A lot of us can't get fast enough internet to watch HD on a big screen.

And as a Hughesnet sub, I don't want to waste my data allowance on TV



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Posted 10 July 2013 - 02:44 PM

It'll be a long time before satellite dishes are phased out, if ever.

 

A lot of us can't get fast enough internet to watch HD on a big screen.

But it would be really cool to be able to get the bits of data that my satelite dish misses over the Internet so I don't get dropouts.






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