Tim Mulligan

Does the video streaming world need Struum?

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
This spring, a new start-up will arrive on the scene for US video streaming consumers. Called  Struum , it plans to offer a solution to an ongoing challenge of the streaming era – the need for reaggregation.…
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Disney+ and HBO Max tip Netflix’s crown

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
As 2020 draws to a close, the year that was always going to be defined for the TV industry by the streaming  direct-to-consumer ‘big bang moment ’ exceeded even the most ambitious demands of the…
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Disney+, one year on…

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
On Thursday 12 November, Disney will announce its Q4 (Calendar Q3) earnings. The date is particularly poignant, as it is exactly one year since Disney launched its direct-to-consumer (D2C) service Disney+…
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The video streaming shift from sports to news

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
Yesterday the Sinclair Broadcast Group reported its  Q3 2020 results . A 37% increase in consolidated revenues was undone by a $4.2 billion impairment on the local sports segment due to the COVID-19 disruption…
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Film’s existential threat

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
Cineworld, the world’s second largest cinema operator and the largest UK movie theatre chain, is  temporarily closing its UK cinemas  as a result of continuing delays in the release of big budget films.…
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