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Over 200,000 Americans Have Signed Up For DIRECTV NOW

AT&T had a good start to DIRECTV NOW at least in the number of signups. According to a SEC document filled today and sported by Variety AT&T added more than 200,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter — which was “entirely driven” by its new DRECTV NOW internet-delivered pay-TV service, AT&T said Friday. “While it’s early days, our recent […]

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Netflix Should Hit 100 Million Subscribers in 2017

Netflix has long been a leader in streaming and now it is continuing its domination of the market. According to recent numbers, Netflix, in their recent fourth quarter 2016 report, now has 93.80 million subscribers worldwide. That is up from 74.76 million in 2015 and just 20.01 million in 2010. This solid growth has come […]

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DIRECTV NOW Sees Strong Early Subscriber Growth

DIRECTV NOW seems to be off to a strong start at least when it comes to subscribers. A recent report says that AT&T’s new DIRECTV NOW service is averaging about 35,000 simultaneous viewers. Yet simultaneous usage doesn’t indicate the number of subs that DIRECTV NOW has, but from the data they have Dan Rayburn from […]

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Netflix Just Had a Huge End to 2016

Netflix just reported their final numbers from 2016 and they blew away all the analysts. For the last three months of 2016, historically a strong quarter for Netflix, the company added 1.93 million U.S. streaming subscribers, and 5.12 million international subs. Analysts had forecast net U.S. streaming subscriber adds of 1.44 million and a gain of […]

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More Cable TV Subscribers Are Downgrading Their Subscriptions

Cord cutting comes in many different forms including cord shaving. Increasingly many who struggle with over-the-air TV are downgrading to local channels only packages to supplement their cord cutting lineup. Although this allows traditional pay-TV providers to show them as TV subscribers, the truth is more and more American households are downgrading their service. According […]

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The Consolidation of Cable TV Continues

Over the last few years we have seen a slow but steady consolidation in cable TV providers. First there was the failed mega merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, which later turned into a successful merger of Charter and Time Warner Cable. Now we have Cable One buying a regional cable company, NewWave, which […]

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Fewer Cord Cutters Are Going Back to Cable TV

Cord cutting is growing quickly as more Americans get sick and tired of overpriced cable TV. And, as with all things, cord cutting may not be for everyone, and there are always people who decide the high cost of cable is worth it for them; however, it seems as though fewer people are deciding that […]

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