Digital TV News: Bruce Leichtman

Major U.S. pay TV providers lost ~975,000 subscribers in 3Q 2018
Nov 13, 2018 – Leichtman Research Group has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. lost about 975,000 net video subscribers in 3Q 2018, compared to a pro forma loss of about 410,000 subscribers in 3Q 2017.
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78% of U.S. TV households subscribe to a pay-TV service
Oct 31, 2018 – Research from Leichtman Research Group (LRG) finds that about 78% 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 86% in 2013, 87% in 2008, and 81% in 2004.
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69% of U.S. households have an SVOD service
Aug 27, 2018 – Consumer research from Leichtman Research Group (LRG) finds that 69% of all U.S. households have an SVOD service from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and/or Hulu. Among those that have an SVOD service, 63% have more than one of these services.
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Major U.S. pay TV providers lost ~415,000 subscribers in 2Q 2018
Aug 13, 2018 – Leichtman Research (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. lost about 415,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2018, compared to a pro forma loss of about 660,000 subscribers in 2Q 2017.
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74% of U.S. TV households have at least one connected TV device
Jun 8, 2018 – According to Leichtman Research Group (LRG), 74% of U.S. TV households have at least one Internet-connected TV device, including connected Smart TVs, stand-alone streaming devices, connected video game systems, and/or connected Blu-ray players.
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Major U.S. pay TV providers lost ~305,000 subscribers in 1Q 2018
May 17, 2018 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. – representing about 95% of the market – lost about 305,000 net video subscribers in 1Q 2018, compared to a pro forma loss of about 515,000 subscribers in 1Q 2017.
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12% of U.S. 18-34 year olds have a 'virtual' pay TV service
Apr 9, 2018 – According to Leichtman Research Group (LRG), 18-34 year-olds account for 53% of adults in the U.S. that have a live streaming Internet-delivered pay-TV service (like Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Hulu with Live TV, or You Tube TV).
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Pay TV subscribers at major US providers down ~1,495,000 in 2017
Mar 12, 2018 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the US lost about 1,495,000 net video subscribers in 2017, compared to a pro forma loss of about 760,000 subscribers in 2016.
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U.S. DBS subscriber losses in 3Q 2017 worse than in any previous quarter
Nov 15, 2017 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the US -- representing about 95% of the market -- lost about 405,000 net video subscribers in 3Q 2017, compared to a loss of about 250,000 subscribers in 3Q 2016.
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