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Moves by HBO, CBS could be tipping point for a la carte pricing
Moves by HBO, CBS could be tipping point for a la carte pricing

In the Game of Thrones that is the pay-TV industry, HBO has unleashed the dragons. The premium network said it would offer an online streaming service next year, making its programs available for the first time to anyone with an Internet connection rather than a cable or satellite box. It's an understatement to say that this will shake up the pay-TV business as we know it. With one of the most popular networks circumventing conventional delivery systems, experts say we've taken a big step toward allowing consumers to choose some or all of their TV channels, rather than having fat program bundles forced on them by pay-TV providers. "This is a landmark," said...

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