Category: 4K/8K Video


The Telecoms.com Podcast: MWC 2021, WarnerMedia and profitability

Our intrepid podders brave the rubbish London spring to bring you their distinctive brand of half-cut telecoms banter. They start by mulling the pros and cons of the delayed Mobile World Congress 2011, which is due to take place in a month. They move on to reflect on AT&T’s very expensive and ultimately failed foray into content before concluding by asking whether we should stop expecting telos to make much profit.

AT&T makes money from content…by flogging assets

AT&T has agreed to sell its Crunchyroll anime business to Sony for close to US$1.2 billion, and is reportedly in the latter stages of a sale process for DirecTV, which could be worth about $15 billion.

Quixotic Quibi quits

Mobile streaming video startup Quibi, which was backed by Hollywood, has been forced to shut down after its core narrative failed to persuade.

Australians embrace SVoD as Foxtel flounders

Subscriptions to home entertainment services in Australia grew by 5.6 million in the year to the end of June as consumers sought out ways to deal with the Covid-19 lockdown.

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