Two years ago, Comcast made a play to move into the streaming business with new OTT service "Watchable" -- which would serve as a separate hub for curated and original programming. As many of Comcast's fellow programmers have learned, the OTT business is shaky, at best, currently. And as a result, Comcast, as well as others, have begun restructuring their approaches to over the top services. For Comcast that means shuttering the focus on OTT, earlier this year with Comcast-owned comedy service Seeso, from NBC Universal, and now with Watchable including its apps outside of the Xfinity and X1 experiences.
"As we look into 2018 and beyond we think of Watchable in three pieces," Jamie Gillingham, vp strategic development at Comcast, told Vid...
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