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Now TV to break US next year, signaling X1-Sky Q union

The stars aligned late last week when Comcast etched out its long-term video strategy for Sky, as it prepares to take the UK operator’s OTT video service Now TV global by 2020. So, with Now TV set to debut in the US, what are the potential ramifications for the soon-to-launch NBCUniversal streaming offering and does the attention on Now TV imply Comcast is backing off Hulu? Given Hulu’s more than disconcerting financials, as revealed by Disney last week, no one could really blame Comcast for potentially wanting to distance itself and now it is clearly putting eggs in various baskets as insurance policies. Comcast SVP and CEO of NBCUniversal Steve Burke revealed some significant points during a call last Friday,…

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