When Charter and Disney earlier this week announced their new carriage agreement, they included news about cooperatively working against video piracy, which could mean more aggressively targeting password sharing.
A cord-cutting catastrophe struck the U.S. pay TV industry in the second quarter and took a collective 1.53 million subscribers with it. Or maybe not, but it’s hard to know for sure without data from two of the biggest streaming TV services.
Pitting Netflix against Disney in a good old-fashioned donnybrook for the U.S. streaming market is good fun, but not a realistic depiction of the industry. At least, not until the Disney+ bundle showed up.