Tag: Cordcutting

  • Watch Out Cable: 42% of Consumers Plan to Cancel Their TV Subscription

    Watch Out Cable: 42% of Consumers Plan to Cancel Their TV Subscription

    This year has been a wild ride for entertainment consumption, and research company Unruly has released data on viewers’ habits throughout the pandemic. The study of more than 1800 people in July reveals that 42% of consumers are planning to cancel their cable subscription. This doesn’t mean people are watching TV less, it just means […]

  • Streaming Numbers Nearly Doubled in Q2 2020

    Streaming Numbers Nearly Doubled in Q2 2020

    As most states are reopened after extended government stay-at-home orders, lockdown viewer’s streaming habits don’t seem to be returning to pre-pandemic numbers. The world’s leading video technology platform Brightcove recently published a report showing that OTT streaming continues to dominate entertainment consumption even after restrictions have been lifted. The Q2 report shows that media consumption […]

  • My Cord Cutting Predictions for the Rest of 2017

    2017 has been a great year for cord cutting! As we approach the halfway mark of 2017, I want to take a moment to look forward at what I think will happen next as a lot is about to happen in 2017. Prediction #1 Live TV Streaming Live TV streaming has been the hottest topic […]

  • Mohu Announces Untangle.TV a New Tool That Makes Cord Cutting Easy

    Mohu Announces Untangle.TV a New Tool That Makes Cord Cutting Easy

    Mohu the company behind the very popular antennas today launched Untangle.TV, a new website that shows users how to cut the cord. With Untagle.TV you can analyzes your viewing behaviors to recommend a custom mix of over-the-air (OTA) and over-the-top (OTT) devices and services needed to watch the TV they prefer at a cost they control. “Cord cutting […]

  • 2014 Cord Cutters Year in Review!

    2014 Cord Cutters Year in Review!

    2014 has been a huge year for Cord Cutters. Many major new products have come on the market, and some have gone away. Now that 2015 is almost here, let’s take a moment and look back at some of the major stories of 2014. HBO: The biggest story for Cord Cutters in 2014 has to […]

  • 305,000 Americans Canceled Pay-TV In The 2nd Quarter 2014

    305,000 Americans Canceled Pay-TV In The 2nd Quarter 2014

    With the average cost of cable hitting a record high of $103.26 per subscriber 305,000 Americans canceled their pay TV subscriptions in the 2nd quarter 2014 according to Wall Street analyst firm MoffettNathanson. With cheaper services like Netflix and Amazon that offer the same and some times more options compared to Cable a growing number of customers […]

  • Cord Cutters Grew 44% Last Four Years

    Cord Cutters Grew 44% Last Four Years

    A recent study from Experian Marketing Services shows that 48 percent of all U.S. adults and 7 in 10 young adults watch streaming or downloaded video during a typical week and half of all adults typically stream video during a typical week.. An estimated 7.6 million U.S. homes today are considered cord-cutters, up from 5.1 […]

  • HBO and Amazon Agree To Exclusive Deal To Bring HBO Shows To Amazon Prime

    Today Amazon and HBO announced a multi-year deal to bring HBO content exclusively to Amazon Prime members. The statement reads “The collection includes award-winning shows such as The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, The Wire, Big Love, Deadwood, Eastbound & Down, Family Tree, Enlightened, Treme, early seasons of Boardwalk Empire and True Blood, as well as […]

  • ESPN Dispels The Idea That Online Distribution Cannibalize Television

    ESPN Dispels The Idea That Online Distribution Cannibalize Television

    ESPN recently dumped a lot of data on its investors to fight back against arguments that they are struggling against cord cutting and new competition. The numbers show ESPN should be financially stable  through 2016. Even though they are quick to point out that cord cutting is not hurting their market they are wary of talking […]

  • New Study: 9% of All Americans Are Considering Canceling Cable/Satellite

    New Study: 9% of All Americans Are Considering Canceling Cable/Satellite

    A new study from Strategy Analytics says 9% of all Americans are considering canceling cable/satellite. When looking at just 18-24 year olds that number jumps to 14%. This would be a jump from 2013 where according to this study 6% of all adults with a internet connection canceled their cable cords last year. Strategy Analytics […]