I can’t remember the last time I actually turned on the TV to watch a show; I’m always either on Netflix or HBO watching their original programming. To me it’s all about the content. If a service provides great movies and stories, I don’t mind paying $15 a month for it. Even if Walmart does offer the cheaper service, it’ll be for nothing if they don’t have content that people want to watch. I thought this article was really interesting since I was kind of surprised when I found out Walmart owned Vudu and they do have those “free with ads” movies there. Competition is good for show quality and I like the idea of more companies joining the mix. I’m just curious what negative effects this will have. I don’t see the death of TV as a bad thing, necessarily, but more subscription options does mean more money the consumer might spend so they’re not missing out on Apple’s content or Hulu’s content.

Astrophysics student, writer for over a decade. A passion for language and the unexplored universe. I aim to marry poetry and science. ella.aldrsn@gmail.com

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