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Why TV Everywhere Is Faltering

"Nearly three years after Time Warner Inc. and Comcast Corp. kicked off a drive to make cable programming available online for cable subscribers, the idea of TV Everywhere remains mired in technical holdups, slow deal-making and disputes over who will control TV customers in the future," writes Sam Schechner and Shalini Ramachandran.

Cable companies also face competiton from entities like Netflix -- meaning "a new content garden is growing up outside of cable TV's walls," according to Schechner and Ramachandran. They discuss other problems with implementing TV Everywhere -- "which is a concept, not a specific service"  -- in this post, which reports on two recent industry conferences where the topic was on the agenda.



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