Digital cable, satellite studies target churn

Chunovic, Louis
February 2002
Electronic Media;2/18/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p4
Reports a survey on digital cable subscribing in the United States. Comparison between digital cable and direct broadcast satellite subscribers; Movement of consumers from one platform to another; Remark of Turner Broadcasting System president on digital cable churn rates.


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