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US satellite TV operators suffer ‘biggest ever losses in Q2’

US satellite TV providers DirecTV and Dish suffered more combined subscriber losses in Q2 2017 than in any previous quarter, according to Leichtman Research Group (LRG). The research found that the US’s main satellite TV providers lost about 435,000 subscribers in the second quarter of this year – compared to a gain of some 15,000 […]

US broadband subscribers surpass pay TV subs

The number of broadband subscribers surpassed the number of pay TV subscribers in the US during Q1 2017, according to Leichtman Research Group (LRG). The research firm said that the 14 largest cable and telephone providers in the US – representing about 95% of the market – acquired about 960,000 net additional high-speed Internet subscribers […]

Telcos drive US pay TV numbers down as cable recovers ground

IPTV providers’ losses – particularly those of AT&T – meant that the top 11 US pay TV operator lost 665,000 net subscribers in the second quarter, compared with a loss of 545,000 for the same period last year, according to figures compiled by Leichtman Research. The top telecom providers lost about 500,000 video subscribers in […]

US pay TV providers lost 385,000 subscribers in 2015

The thirteen largest pay TV providers in the US, representing roughly 95% of the market, lost some 385,000 net video subscribers in 2015, according to Leichtman Research. The new report claims that the number of subscribers dropping their pay TV packages more than doubled in 2015 from a loss of about 150,000 subscribers in 2014, […]

US pay TV providers lose 470,000 subs in Q2

The 13 largest pay TV providers in the US, representing roughly 95% of the market, lost around 470,000 net video subscribers in the second quarter, according to new research. The Leichtman Research Group study found that the subscriber drop-off widened from a loss of around 305,000 video subscribers in Q2 2014, with satellite TV providers […]

More than half of US homes have web-connected TV

Some 56% of all US households have at least one TV set connected to the internet, according to new stats by Leichtman Research.  The research firm claims that proportion of US homes with TVs connected to the web – via a video games console, a Blu-ray player, a stand-alone device like a Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, […]

US pay TV subscriber numbers decline by 125,000

The 13 largest pay TV providers in the US, that representing about 95% of the market, lost roughly 125,000 net video subscribers in 2014, according to Leichtman Research. The new stats claim that annual net pay TV losses widened in 2014 compared to the loss of around 95,000 pay TV subscribers in 2013. However, large […]