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Study: Rural Viewers Love Their Local TV Channels More Than Ever

TelecompetitorThose who use over-the-air antennas are a significant slice of the broadband universe. Parks Associates said that about one-quarter of U.S. broadband households used an antenna to watch local broadcast TV channels in 2019. This was up significantly from the previous year, when 15% of households did so.

From the article, "Study: Rural Viewers Love Their Local TV Channels More Than Ever," by Carl Weinschenk.

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