When Reed Hastings, the co-founder of Netflix, assures us that television will disappear within five to ten years, it is always possible to see a hint of bias.
When this death is predicted by one of the eminent representatives of this media, there can be no doubt.
This time the bomb was dropped by Tim Davie.
In front of an audience of guests gathered on Wednesday by the Royal Television Society, the director general of the BBC was very direct.
Over the next decade, the English public broadcasting group should concentrate all its efforts on the platformization of its offer, which will result in
“a decrease in linear broadcasting services”.
In other words, the BBC is preparing to close many TV and radio channels, with a view to becoming, tomorrow, a service available only on the internet.
With the ambition of offering a central entry point to access all of the group's content.
Rather than multiplying satellite brands...
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