Hacking TV Podcast | October 23, 2016
This week, AT&T’s $84 billion deal to buy Time Warner – rocking the media world. We’re going to see some of the world’s best content brands including HBO, CNN, and Batman woven tightly Ma Bell’s cellphone and DirectTV offerings. Is this a game changing move that will power the next generation of information and entertainment?Or is just another attempt at the mythical synergy doomed to be as big a disaster as Time Warner’s last big deal, its merger with AOL? We’ll take a deep dive into the deal, the players, the math, and the impact. Video consumers, cord cutters, content creators ..Will they rethink possible? I’m Steven Rosenbaum and I’m Saul Hansell and this is Hacking TV.