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US ‘cord nils’ figure almost triples in five years

The number of US broadband households that do not subscribe to traditional pay TV services has almost tripled in the past five years, according to new research. The Diffusion Group (TDG) study claims that the number of ‘cord nils’ – US broadband homes that make zero use of services from cable, satellite, or telco-TV providers […]

Netflix cord-cutters ‘on the up’

More US Netflix subscribers are cutting their pay TV cords than ever before, according to new research. Just 67% of 829 respondents surveyed by CutCableToday said they still had a pay TV subscription, with 9% saying they planned to cancel their service next year and a further 16% currently unsure if they would have pay […]

Pay TV subscriber numbers to grow in Western Europe

The number of pay TV subscribers in Western Europe is due to climb in the coming years, with cord-cutting “not expected to make much of an impact,” according to Digital TV Research.  The Digital TV Western Europe Forecasts report claims that between 2014 and 2020 the number of pay TV subscribers in this market will […]

Smart TV owners the most likely cord cutters

Adult broadband users with a smart TV are twice as likely as those with non- internet-connected TVs to cancel their current pay-TV service, according to a new report from The Diffusion Group. The US study said that 8.8% of connected-TV users, versus just 3.5% of non-smart TV owners, said they were “highly inclined” to cancel […]