Another 1.8 Million People Just Ditched Cable TV - Yahoo! Finance: " . . . overall, the numbers of people who pay for any type of TV service are in decline, according to Multichannel news:
There were 366,000 total net losses across all TV/broadband subs in Q2, according to SNL Kagan.
Cable TV suppliers lost 1.8 millions subs.
But telco companies — internet providers who also supply cable TV, in other words — gained 400,000.
911,000 U.S. homes have cut the cord in the past year, according to MoffettNathanson.
The rate of losses is increasing . . . "
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YouTube: User-submitted videos and some original programming. Free.
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