Pay TV: Back In Black

Farrell, Mike
March 2011
Multichannel News;3/21/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p22
The article reports on the increase in subscribers of pay television (TV) in the fourth quarter of 2010 after successive losses in the second and third quarters. SNL Kagan Ultd. reports that the gain in subscribers in telecommunication video and satellite TV contributed to the positive growth of the sector. It states that subscriptions to Home Box Office (HBO) Inc. declined while those of Showtime Networks Inc. and Starz Entertainment LLC increased, and adds that original TV programs help maintain subscriptions.


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