Thursday, May 14, 2015

Authenticate Yourself

How To Geek (yes, OF COURSE we read it!) has a great article on “authenticated streaming” that provides a step-by-step guide on how to get the most out of your cable TV subscription. Authenticated streaming is the term used when traditional cable providers offer online, on demand access to their programming for existing subscribers, who authenticate themselves through a registration process.  It’s an interesting and timely look at this space, where traditional cable companies such as Comcast and Verizon are battling it out with online streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime – not to mention Meerkat and Periscope. It’s also quite pertinent given Comcast’s recent unveiling of its own 4K streaming box. Check it out here. 

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