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Second screen syndication and cracks appear in the Pay TV bundle

Discussion of the lawsuit between Cablevision and Viacom leads to an interesting discussion of one of the pillars of pay-tv, the channel bundle. Could this lawsuit herald the beginning of the end for the way content providers and pay TV operators do business?

Fox has come up with an interesting solution to the problem of getting second screen content in front of its audience: syndicate it. Working with Watchwith and a host of tablet/smartphone app providers, Fox is working to bring us back to live. This approach looks to be a win for everyone involved, even the viewers.

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