Download satellite
Home » No Surprise Time Warner CEO Supports Hulu Content Lockdown

No Surprise Time Warner CEO Supports Hulu Content Lockdown

Written By: admin on Sunday, June 17, 2012

 Currently, viewers are required only to register for an online account to view films, television series' and documentaries on their PCs, laptops and tablets.

The company is now pondering a change from their current, 'free content for all', business model to a new, 'authentication' model. This means that customers would have to log in with their satellite or cable TV account number.

A move toward authentication would mean that viewers could no longer stream films such as 'Robinson Crusoe', which stars former James Bond actor Piers Brosnan, free of charge on their computers. They could no longer access Helen Mirren's touching performance in 'The Queen, ' the story of one of the saddest public tragedies in recent times, the sudden death of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Provident Equity Partners recently sold 10 per cent of their share in the company. There are rumors that this sale may be what catalyzed the potential move toward authentication. These rumors are as yet unconfirmed.

It is no surprise that the CEO of Time Warner, Jeff Bukes, has spoken in favor of Hulu's potential content lockdown. Cable companies stand to benefit from providing their content. Hosting this new material would make their subscriptions more appealing to the consumer.

Authentication will take years to fully implement. When it does, Hulu and other live streaming companies could see their audience diminish. They currently earn their income from advertising. The company recently reported USD 420 million in ad revenue. Charges for advertising go hand in hand with audience share. As their audience shrinks, so will the amount they will be able to collect from their advertisers. Cable companies will therefore also be in a position to benefit from this lucrative income stream.

Keywords : No Surprise Time Warner CEO Supports Hulu Content Lockdown    Time Warner CEO    Time Warner    CEO Supports    Hulu    CEO Supports Hulu  

Print article

Related News:

Connecting Your TV To Your PC

With the high costs of cable television and the availability of quality programming on the Internet, many people are wondering how to get TV to your PC.

Continue Reading >>

Information On How Sat TV Works

Sat TV delivers many channels with features and options that rival those offered by cable providers.

Continue Reading >>

Download Internet TV Software And Enjoy High Quality Programming

The internet has revolutionized the home entertainment sector.

Continue Reading >>

How To Find The Best Watch Digital TV On PC Software

People no longer have to watch television on their sets at home. Technology exists that allows them to watch shows on their computers virtually anywhere they can get Internet service.

Continue Reading >>

How To Watch TV On Line

There are many ways that people can view their favorite television shows and movies these days.

Continue Reading >>

How To Watch TV On My Computer

How can I watch TV on my computer? That is a question asked by many people.

Continue Reading >>

How Can I Watch TV On My Computer

You often hear people ask: How can I watch TV on my computer? This is a very easy question to answer, although it does require that you understand the subtleties involved in answering it.

Continue Reading >>