Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday March 20, 2014

TV Subscriptions Fall for First Time as Viewers Cut the Cord

You know all the big cable companies out there have to be hating statistics like this. If you think the industry doesn't like "cord cutters," wait until they realize there is a growing number of "cord nevers" out there. eek!

The U.S. pay-television market is passing its prime. The number of Americans who pay for TV through cable, satellite or fiber services fell by more than a quarter of a million in 2013, the first full-year decline, according to research firm SNL Kagan. If the slide continues in the coming years, that means 2012 was the industry’s high point.