8% of Dutch consumers expect to cancel their TV subscription in the next two years as more programming becomes available over the internet.
The top pay-TV operators in the US added 101,000 new subscribers during the fourth quarter, but cord cutting remains a threat.
TiVo has revealed the ‘limited edition’ TiVo Roamio OTA PVR with an initial retail price of $49.99 (EUR37.83), for those who do not have cable or satellite service, yet still want a PVR.
Pay TV cord-cutting is now an undeniable phenomenon in a large number of European markets as 12 countries witnessed a decline in overall pay TV uptake in the first quarter of 2014, according to IHS Technology’s latest European pay TV Update.
Despite the fact that US incumbent pay-TV operators enjoyed a small net subscriber gain in Q1 2014 – a reversal of recent quarterly trends – the reality is that today’s pay-TV subscribers are just as inclined to cancel their service today as they have been since 2011.