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Apple Music, Sling TV pave the way for Apple's TV strategy... but time is running out

There was one topic conspicuous in its absence during Apple's quarterly conference call this week: The company's plans for the TV. And that's surprising given the TV industry's remarkably rapid embrace of everything a la carte and OTT, from HBO Now to Showtime's OTT service to Dish's Sling TV to Comcast's Stream.

Graham stations set to go dark on Dish in latest retrans battle

Graham Media said five of its stations in Texas, Florida and Detroit are set to go dark on Dish Network, signaling the latest negotiation breakdown for broadcast retransmission licensing.

First Sling TV ads paint pay-TV companies as school-yard bullies

Dish Network has launched the first series of TV commercials for Sling TV since launching the OTT service in early February.

Dish stutters amid reports that it might lose $3.3B in auction discounts, T-Mobile merger has stalled

Dish Network's shares have tumbled following two separate reports of bad news for the satellite TV company.

SNL Kagan raises retrans fee forecast to $9.8B by 2020; Mediacom's CEO complains to FCC

Research firm SNL Kagan increased its retransmission fee forecasts, saying that it now expects U.S. cable operators to pay a total of $9.8 billion in 2020 to carry content from TV stations. That figure is up from the $9.3 billion in 2020 that SNL Kagan predicted in October.

Ergen: Dish 'not feeling pressure' to do T-Mobile deal

While investment analysts have written plenty of notes to their constituents about a possible purchase of T-Mobile US by Dish Network, Dish Chairman and CEO Charlie Ergen doesn't appear to be anxious to get a deal done soon.

Report: AT&T-DirecTV deal could wrap up in 'days'

The $49 billion AT&T-DirecTV merger agreement, first proposed more than a year ago, could be "days" away from receiving regulatory approval.

Sling TV CEO warns of price increases for broadband-only accounts

Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch said he's worried about large cable companies jacking up the prices of broadband-only subscriptions to fight cord-cutting.

Comcast in discussions to buy T-Mobile US from Deutsche Telekom, report says

Comcast is in talks with Deutsche Telekom about a possible acquisition of T-Mobile US, the German publication Manager Magazin reported, citing anonymous sources.

Parks: 7% of U.S. homes have broadband and OTT but no pay TV

Approximately 8.4 million U.S. households, or 7 percent of homes, have broadband and at least one over-the-top video service, but do not subscribe to pay-TV, according to new research published Thursday by Parks Associates.