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LOOK WHO’S FOOTING THE BILL FOR ALL THOSE BIG CABLE DEALS

April 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Those multimillion-dollar retransmission-consent agreements that cable systems have signed with broadcasters and those similarly over-the-top deals that they have made with popular cable channels are sending the monthly bills of cable subscribers soaring. According to market researchers The NPD Group, monthly subscription rates are growing at an average rate of 6 percent per year, reaching […]

SUBSCRIBERS FLEEING CABLE

August 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Cable companies lost 711,000 customers during the second quarter — the worst “churn” rate in history, according to figures released by SNL Kagan on Monday. While many of them — 414,000 — moved to telephone companies that are increasingly offering fiber-optic connections to compete with pay-TV services of their own, at lower prices, the overall […]