Saturday, July 23, 2016

Online TV Takes Off, Slowly

The industry refers to those viewers who are leaving pay TV services, like cable and satellite, as cord cutters, but there are also “cord nevers,” or people who have never signed up for pay TV, and “cord shavers,” those who have cut some of the channels they received.

Dish has repeatedly declined to reveal the number of online-only subscribers for Sling TV, but most analysts believe it is still under 1 million.

Such numbers aren’t enough to “turn the pay TV market on its ear,” said Brett Sappington, senior director of research for Parks Associates.

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