Pay TV operators lose 113,000 customers as cord cutting continues

The major pay TV operators have lost a total of 113,000 customers during their last quarter, according to new numbers from independent research firm MoffettNathanson, by the way of the Los Angeles Times. Time Warner Cable took the biggest hit, losing more than 300,000 subscribers thanks to its retransmission fight with CBS. Most of those were absorbed by DISH, DirecTV and At&T, but some decided to cut the cord entirely. It’s worth noting that Craig Moffet long questioned whether cord cutting even existed. This week, his research note said that “the pay-TV industry has reported its worst 12-month stretch ever.”

Story posted at: latimes.com

To leave a comment or share, visit: Pay TV operators lose 113,000 customers as cord cutting continues

Related research and analysis from Gigaom Research:
Subscriber content. Sign up for a free trial.

  • OTT technologies and strategies for broadcasters
  • Controversy, courtrooms and the cloud in Q1
  • Noteworthy news from the fourth quarter of 2012

— For more information read the original article here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *