Digital TV News: Leichtman Research Group

Major U.S. pay TV providers lost 656,000 subscribers in 2Q 2017
Aug 17, 2017 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the US lost about 656,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2017, compared to a loss of about 715,000 subscribers in 2Q 2016.
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64% of U.S. households have an SVOD service
Jul 24, 2017 – According to the Leichtman Research Group (LRG), 64% of all US households have a subscription video on-Demand (SVOD) service from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and/or Hulu. Among those who have an SVOD service, 51% have more than one of these services.
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U.S. pay TV suffers Q1 subscriber losses for the first time
May 18, 2017 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the US lost about 410,000 net video subscribers in 1Q 2017, compared to a gain of about 10,000 subscribers in 1Q 2016.
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69% of U.S. TV households have a connected TV
Apr 27, 2017 – According to Leichtman Research, 69% of US TV households have at least one television set connected to the internet via a smart TV set, a stand-alone device, a video game system, and/or a Blu-ray player.
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Top U.S. pay TV providers lost ~795,000 subscribers in 2016
Mar 16, 2017 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the US lost about 795,000 net video subscribers in 2016, compared to a pro forma loss of about 445,000 subscribers in 2015.
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US households with Netflix outnumber those with a DVR
Mar 6, 2017 – According to Leichtman Research (LRG) 82% of US TV households have a DVR, get Netflix, or use on-Demand (VOD) from a cable or Telco provider -- with 30% of households using two of the services, and 14% using all three.
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Major U.S. pay TV operators lose 255,000 subscribers in 3Q 2016
Nov 16, 2016 – Leichtman Research has found that the eleven largest pay-TV providers in the US -- representing about 95% of the market -- lost about 255,000 net video subscribers in 3Q 2016, compared to a loss of about 210,000 subscribers in 3Q 2015.
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U.S. pay TV penetration returns to the level of 2005
Sep 23, 2016 – According to Leichtman Research Group (LRG), 82% of U.S. TV households subscribe to some form of pay-TV service. The percentage of TV households that subscribe to a pay-TV service is down from 87% in 2011, and similar to 82% in 2005.
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Major U.S. pay TV operators lose 665,000 subscribers in 2Q 2016
Aug 15, 2016 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the eleven largest pay-TV providers in the US lost about 665,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2016, compared to a loss of about 545,000 subscribers in 2Q 2015.
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