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- 13 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- 9 readers -
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