After losing 28K subscribers in Q3, U.S. pay-TV providers added 241K subs in Q4, estimates...

|By:, SA News Editor

After losing 28K subscribers in Q3, U.S. pay-TV providers added 241K subs in Q4, estimates Bernstein. While cable providers lost 318K TV subs (an improvement from Q3's 547K loss), this was more than offset by respective gains of 147K and 412K for satellite and telco providers. The data suggests "cord-cutting" remains a limited phenomenon for the time being, in spite of growing content costs. (also)