Premium Channel

This article is about television services that are available for an additional monthly fee to cable and satellite subscribers, and in some cases, through terrestrial television. For the forms of subscription television services in which "pay television" is also sometimes used as a generalized term, see Multichannel video programming distributor, cable television or satellite television.Pay television, premium television, or premium channels refer to subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.
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  • What does ‘premium publisher’ mean, anyway?

    … members who fill out a lengthy questionnaire providing data about themselves (which increases the value of the publications’ ad inventory). If you’re a premium channel on TV, you require that users watch interstitial, non-skippable ads, or that they pay a monthly fee, or both. That’s in contrast to publications that are free newspapers, or public…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 12 readers -
  • What comes after HBO cuts the cord

    … the strong framework it already has with its HBO Go portal. It has faced some hiccups during periods of peak demand, like “Game of Thrones” premiere nights, but those should be few and far between as HBO invests more heavily in its paid streaming service, said Shapiro, who oversaw HBO Go’s development at Huge. Telcos, meanwhile, could subsidize cable…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 8 readers -
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