US pay-TV providers lose more customers in Q2

Monday 17 August 2015 | 13:16 CET | News
More US consumers are ending their pay-TV subscriptions, according to the latest figures from Leichtman Research Group. The thirteen largest pay-TV providers in the US -- representing about 95 percent of the market -- lost 470,000 subscribers in the second quarter, up from a loss of 305,000 in the same period in 2014. Cable operators lost fewer customers than in Q2 2014, at a drop of 260,000 compared to 510,000 a year ago. This was the smallest drop since Q2 2008, according to the market researcher. Customer losses at satellite TV providers increased to 214,000 from 78,000 in the year-earlier

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Companies: Comcast / DirecTV / Dish Network / Time Warner Cable
Countries: United States
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