Hulu’s Reported Subscription Plans Portend Cable Showdown

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Senior Director of Federal Policy and the Washington Office

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Subscriptions are by far the most popular way to watch television in this country, where most households pay for cable or satellite programming. But nowhere is it written in stone that they’ll continue to pay cable or satellite television companies, because those are merely the delivery mechanisms, and the studios now have a more direct route into our homes.