• New internet TV service has $16 monthly tab and no sports

    4 days ago - By Stl Today

    NEW YORK - The hook of the latest internet TV service is a low price and no sports channels.
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  • New internet TV service has $16 monthly tab and no sports

    4 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The hook of the latest internet TV service is a low price and no sports.
    Analysts estimate that internet TV packages such as Sling TV, YouTube TV and DirecTV Now have so far signed up a few million customers. These services are meant to replace cable TV with a cheaper price and a smaller bundle of channels.
    Unlike the existing services, though, Philo doesn't offer many of the networks that are often considered must-have. It lacks sports and the dominant cable news networks and excludes broadcast networks like NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox. Instead, it focuses on music and comedy...
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  • Philo ditches sports to introduce a $16 per month live TV service

    Philo ditches sports to introduce a $16 per month live TV service

    4 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Philo, a streaming service backed by cable TV content providers, today launched a low-cost, sports-free live TV service priced at just $16 per month. That's undercutting today's live TV streaming rivals, like Sling TV, DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue, Hulu Live TV, and YouTube TV, all of which are more expensive due to the way they've crafted their content line-ups. Philo instead...
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  • A member of Facebook's founding team wants to sell you a sports-free TV package for $16 a month

    A member of Facebook's founding team wants to sell you a sports-free TV package for $16 a month

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Philo has launched a $16-a-month internet TV package with programming partners like A+E, AMC, Discovery, Scripps, and Viacom.
    The package cuts out sports, a major source of cost for most TV packages, but that means it also cuts out the major broadcast networks.
    In the long run, Facebook founding member and Philo CEO Andrew McCollum wants build a truly "social" TV platform, though he's not the first to try.
    If you love cable TV but don't like sports or CNN, a startup called Philo has a new internet TV package to sell you for $16 dollars.
    Over the last year, a slew of companies - from...
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