Why Hasn't The Internet Blown Up Cable TV's Business Model?

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/210253945/210268351" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

The Internet has a history of blowing up business models. Now we buy music by the song, and who needs the newspaper for classifieds? But cable television hasn't budged much. You're still forced to buy a bundle of channels, whether you watch them or not.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.