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Tim_Hare
Level 9

TCM

I know I've seen the topic about TCM before, but I think my question is somewhat different.  If we want to lobby for a TCM streaming app that doesn't require a cable or satellite subscription, can we lobby Roku to work on a deal with TCM or do we need to lobby TCM,  or TCM's owner (Time-Warner, still?) ?

I'd think that the owners of TCM would love to have the revenue stream without the cut that cable companies probably take.

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makaiguy
Level 20

Re: TCM

It is strictly TCM's decision how to market and distribute their channel. 

Very few cable-type channels that don't require purchasing as a premium subscription provide direct streaming options.  If made available via direct subscription this greatly reduces their value to cable/satellite operators.

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