The TV industry has been waiting — and waiting — for big, deep-pocketed tech giants like Apple and Amazon to start competing with the likes of Comcast and Time Warner Cable by selling their own "over the top" bundles of TV channels.
Turns out the TV networks — the ones who sell their programming to Comcast and Time Warner Cable — think that's a good idea, too.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Hulu is planning a new web subscription service that would sell live and on-demand programming from the likes of ESPN, ABC, Fox and FX, for about $40 a month, starting early next year.
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On the one hand, this sounds like a lot of "skinny bundle" web TV packages that people have been trying to put together for some time — and Dish's Sling TV actually offers.