Cable's broadband subs outnumber video for first time

September 2014
CED;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports exceeding number of broadband subscribers than video subscribers for the U.S. cable operators in second quarter of 2014. Topics discussed include reports by Leichtman Research Group which shows 49,915,000 broadband subscriber and 49,910,000 video subscribers, account for subscribers of 85.9 million by broadband providers, 50.7 million by cable companies and 35.2 million by telephone companies and loss of video subscribers by multi system operators.


Related Articles

  • Pay TV Shows Strength by Holding Steady. FARRELL, MIKE // Multichannel News;3/9/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p22 

    The article discusses steady decline in the number of pay television (TV) subscribers in 2013 and 2014 as shown by a research from the market research firm Leichtman Research Group. Topics discussed include dominance of the multiple-system operator in the broadband market, addition of more...

  • ACA: New Regs Could Push Fees Up 400% for Rural Operators. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;8/23/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 32, p62 

    The article reports on the statement from the American Cable Association (ACA) regarding the higher cost of broadband resulting from untethered pole attachment rates in the U.S.

  • Cords fraying but cablers are coping.  // Daily Variety;8/8/2012, Vol. 316 Issue 27, p1 

    The article reports on the decline of the subscription in the cable television (TV) industry.

  • Bewkes Unveils 'HBO Go' Online. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;4/6/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p6 

    The article reports on the introduction of HBO Go, a broadband complement to the premium network subscribers only. It mentions that subscribers would access the broadband through their cable provider's web site. It states that from their, they would be able to view movies and series and set up...

  • Cable TV Loses Ground.  // TV Technology;1/5/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p6 

    The article reports on data from TVB.org which found that wired-cable penetration of American television (TV) households has declined as consumers tend to shift to alternative delivery systems.

  • Tru2Way Community Action. Rinaldi, Jennifer // Communications Technology;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p11 

    The article offers information about OpenCable Applications (OCAP), also known asTru2Way, in the U.S. It is a scheme that provides ready answer to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) ban which took effect on July 2007 for the deployment of set-top boxes with integrated security. It is...

  • Shift to broadband in US cable industry will mitigate TV subscriber loss: Moody's.  // Indiantelevision.com;11/3/2015, p1 

    The article reports on the impact of the U.S. cable industry's shift to broadband on television subscriber loss, according to financial services company Moody's Investors Service. Topics include stable outlook of Moody's on the U.S. cable industry, compensation of loss in television video...

  • LRG: 8% of Homes With Broadband Forgo Pay TV. SPANGLER, TODD // Multichannel News;8/1/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 30, p2 

    The article reports that a Leichtman Research Group Inc. (LRG) survey shows eight percent of households with broadband internet service do not have pay television (TV), but only one in 20 of them have available internet video content.

  • Fees to Pay Bill Over Phone Are Common, Even in Cable.  // Multichannel News;1/9/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p4 

    The article focuses on the issue concerning fees for payments online or over the phone which has become a standard practice among telecommunications providers including cable companies.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics