Comparing Comcast, Disney, Time Warner And Viacom

680 Words3 Pages

What is the difference between different media sources one might ask? I decided it was time for me to find out. I visited the sites of Comcast, Disney, Time Warner and Viacom, who have various ways of focusing on different media. Books, magazines, TV programming and movies are just various ways these companies utilize the media to serve their own needs as well as the needs of the people. Viacom for example is typically known for their variety of TV channels, like Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and TV Land to name a few. Founded on May 3rd 1971, Viacom is typically more concentrating on the Television side due to their variety of channels, which are unique in their own perspective ranging from comedy to children's channels. But why does …show more content…

Magazines, Books, Television, you name it. Disney was founded in 1923 by Walt Disney as a form of movie entertainment, and has since evolved into having theme parks as well as online sources. Their television channels and movies appeal to a younger audience, compared to its competitor Viacom, which as mentioned has a wider variety of channels for a variety of audiences ranging from adults to children. Disney is only known to posses a few television channels that focus on a younger audience. But who has truly cornered the market between the two? Due to its longer existence, i personally think it is Disney, as they’re nearly years old, and they have a far greater influence when it comes to children with movies and books alone. But there are more media companies that hold an influence on today’s media. Comcast is one of them, which is focused more on streaming, similar to Netflix. With its new product known as Xfinity, which allows you to stream live TV at a cheap price, this would undercut both Disney and Viacom, as they do not offer said services, nor does the nearest cable company known as Time Warner. Comcast dominates the industry with this service, and could maybe finally corner the market by undercutting traditional television methods. Comcast currently holds a stock price at 75.32 dollars, which is better than Viacom, but still unable to surpass its biggest competitor in

More about Comparing Comcast, Disney, Time Warner And Viacom

Open Document