The Messy, Confusing Future of TV? It’s Here

Kevin Roose @ The New York Times wrote about the accelerating pace of change in the video space. The announcement of the Disney streaming service and Facebook Watch occurred on back-to-back days. Both are earthquakes.

As the number of streaming services proliferates (see above) will we need services like Can I Stream It? to make sense of it all?

My thought is that new bundles will emerge, but they will be focused on a single payment from the consumer (Amazon, etc.) and improved discovery (search, personal guide, etc.) and less on forcing the consumer to pay for content that they do not want.

Previously on SOTS. Half of HBO Now, most of Showtime and Starz OTT subscribers coming from Amazon Channels: analyst


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