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Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

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The ‘larger fish will eat the smaller fish’ and then, almost ‘magically’, there will be ‘seven’.

Then, three.

Then, ‘One’.

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Simple corporate collusion gradually unfolding to ‘legally’ monopolize popular media and entertainment.

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We switched to OTA broadcasts in 2012 and 1 paid streaming service for $10-ish/month. That's 1 login. We don't sign up for any other accounts free or not. Every few months, we talk about canceling Amazon and switching to some other paid streaming service for a few months, but never get around to it.

There are basically 4 massive media companies in the US. They won't sell to each other. ABC, NBC/Comcast, AT&T, and CBS. If following the money for most other channels, you'll see their parent company ends up being one of those 4, almost always. There are exceptions, but not many.

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7 is still too many for me, including all kinds of media I have 3 subscriptions active (4 at some times).

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Yo-hoho and a bottle of rum.

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