How alarming is DirecTV's (DTV -1.9%) first-ever decline in U.S. subscribers? The drop of 52K...

|By:, SA News Editor

How alarming is DirecTV's (DTV -1.9%) first-ever decline in U.S. subscribers? The drop of 52K subscribers wasn't gigantic in the context of the 19.91M customers it still retained, but with streaming options continuing to draw interest it is of note that the company is increasingly relying on Latin America to hammer out results.