Author: Jeff Thomas

Pay TV Providers Are Not Going Down Without A Fight

The pay television sector is facing perilous times and this is largely due to the rise of online video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. As matters stand the loss of subscribers for pay television is only expected to accelerate. According to a report by Leichtman Research Group the biggest providers of pay television in the United States that have a combined market share of around 95% lost subscribers numbering 1,945,000 last year. In 2016 the number of subscribers that they lost was 760,000, an indication that the pace accelerated. In the U.S. market the cable...

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The Evolution Of Marvel Comics From A Mere Comic Books Seller

Marvel Comics is an America media and entertainment company known for comic books publication. The company first came into being in 1939 and was initially known as Timely Publications as publisher Martin Goodman sought to capitalize on growing demand for Comic Books. Marvel Comics Evolution Goodman first comic book was Marvel Comics which featured several superhero characters such as Human Torch and Sub Mariner. Captain America comic book made its debut in the 1940’s. Initial characters in the book were portrayed as fighting the Nazis and the Japanese, before World War II. Timely Comics was rebranded to Atlas Comics...

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Comcast Battles Cord-Cutters As It Schemes Against Walt Disney

One of the biggest threats to Comcast’s business is the cord-cutting phenomenon. To stem this practice Comcast recently announced a deal for customers located in Oregon, Houston as well as Southwest Washington which would see increases in internet speeds for customers who will subscribe to a package that features cable television service and internet. That deal therefore specifically rules out cord cutters. Regardless of whether the deal will work to halt cord-cutting, it is quite tempting as the internet speeds will be more than doubled in some cases. For instances customers whose internet speeds are 60 Mbps will see...

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The Banking Industry: Its Current State And Future Outlook

The banking sector is one of the oldest and most important industries in the world. The long-standing existence and success of this industry spans more than two centuries. However, it has come so far over that duration and a lot of developments and advancements in technologies have contributed towards getting the banking industry to where it is today. Factors pushing growth in the industry In the past few decades, the industry has revolved around expanding its reach to more people and also making it easier for people to access banking services. This has led to the creation of ATM...

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The Performance Of The Cellphone Market And Future Outlook

The mobile phone has come a long way over the past few years and it represents one of the industries that has experienced super-fast advancements. A comparison between a phone made in 2008 and a 2018 phone easily demonstrates just how far the cellphone industry has come. Smartphones have basically dominated the market, making the smartphone industry a powerful force that has shaped the direction of other major industries such as the content streaming and advertising industry. They have also been a major ingredient in the growth of social media companies such as Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter. Web developers...

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