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.
Posts about Premium Channel
  • What does ‘premium publisher’ mean, anyway?

    … they ask for can be data, dedicated attention or money. That’s pretty consistent with how premium publishers were defined pre-digital. If you’re a traditional magazine, you charge on the newsstand and you charge for a subscription. If you’re a business-to-business publication, you might send out complimentary subscriptions, but only to industry…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 18 readers -
  • What comes after HBO cuts the cord

    … with cable and satellite providers, which treat the premium channel as the crown jewel of their offerings. What’s the real reason? “It’s all about proving it was right for Time Warner to continue to go it alone rather than merge [with FOX],” said Jackdaw Research analyst Jan Dawson. “This announcement is about saying, ‘We have ideas, we have a way…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 13 readers -
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