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US pay-TV customer losses rise to 1.2 mln in Q3

Wednesday 14 November 2018 | 17:39 CET | News
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Customer losses for US multichannel video subscriptions accelerated in the third quarter to 1.2 million, according to a study from Kagan. This put the number of subscribers at the end of September at 91 million, including 88.2 million residential clients. Kagan attributed the losses to higher departures from satellite providers and weaker net adds from Sling TV, DirecTV Now and other virtual multichannel alternatives. The study covers virtual multichannel subscriptions from services such as Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV and PlayStation Vue. Notably, combined virtual

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: DBS / DirecTV / Hulu / Verizon / YouTube
Countries: United States
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