Traditional TV is dying…

TV networks have resisted the push by Apple, Google, and others to go to more of a channel less, video-on-demand business model for years…but they’re fighting a losing battle.  The consumers want it, and the technology makes it easy.  The latest development is seeing these video-on-demand companies offer original programming…essentially starting to become a new sort of TV ‘channel’.  Netflix has House of Cards and Lilyhammer (with eight more shows in the pipeline), and Amazon has announced a new show called ‘Betas’.  When people start turning to these internet-based companies for their TV shows, the traditional model of cable boxes and TV guide ‘schedules’ will quickly become obsolete.  As someone who ‘cut the cord‘ years ago, I can’t wait!

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