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On streaming devices, here come the ads

Variety has an interesting report this morning that takes a closer look at the sudden proliferation of advertisements on some streaming hardware and services.

Should you buy Verizon’s Stream TV box?

Verizon is selling a streaming TV device for $70. Don’t buy it. Verizon’s offering the same device to 5G customers for free. Don’t take it.