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Legacy Pay TV Providers Lose 3.66M Subscribers in 2017

Report Summary:

While legacy pay TV providers (cable, satellite, and IPTV) in the U.S. have seen their subscriber base slowly erode over the past three years, 2017 was particularly painful as legacy pay TV providers in the U.S. lost nearly as many subscribers (3.66M) than they did in the prior two years combined (3.92M). The lone bright spot in the pay TV market was vMVPDS, a segment of the market that did not exist until 2015, added 2.92M subscribers. This Insight examines the state of the pay TV market at year-end 2017.

Table of Contents

Exhibit 1: Pay TV Subscriber Additions/Losses, by Platform

Exhibit 2: U.S. Pay TV Subscribers, by Provider

Exhibit 3: DISH Network Subscriber Additions/Losses

Exhibit 4: Top 10 Pay TV Providers

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