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Why Samsung Milk Video closure proves that Free Video streaming is a bad idea
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Why Samsung Milk Video closure proves that Free Video streaming is a bad idea

Samsung is finally tossing in the towel on Friday November 20th 2015 as it relates to Samsung Milk Video, the streaming video counterpart to Samsung Milk Music which I’d written about in Don’t cry over spilt Samsung Milk as Samsung Galaxy S5 and smartwatches disappoint. Available only to Americans and only via Samsung Galaxy smartphones, the Samsung Milk Music and Video Streaming experience has been a very lacklustre one from the very inception. It was also a very expensive uphill battle against industry juggernaut YouTube, which is clocking 6 billion hours of video each month, 50% of which are on smartphones and tablets. To compound Samsung failure, Milk Video was free, albeit Samsung did make Milk Music an ad subsidized service with a US$4 per month subscription model. This mea...