Advanced Television


Study: SVoDs raise US customer expectations

As options for streaming services increase, so do customer expectations of those services, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction Study. Streaming services provide cost-effective, personalised and convenient content, which effectively compete against traditional TV providers. Additionally, the study finds that satisfaction with cost of service among residential television customers […]

September 24, 2021

DirecTV continues to lose subs

AT&T is due to officially reveal its financials on July 22nd, but it is already apparent that subscriber numbers are not good. AT&T, in an SEC filing, stated that its subscriber count for the combined DirecTV, AT&T TV and AT&T U-verse divisions totalled 15.412 million, which is a drop of 2.3 million year-on-year or 13 […]

July 19, 2021By Chris Forrester

Analysis: US pay-TV sheds 5.1m subs in 2020

Findings from analyst firm Leichtman Research Group indicate that the largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 95 per cent of the market – lost about 5,120,000 net video subscribers in 2020, compared to a pro forma net loss of about 4,795,000 in 2019. The top pay-TV providers now account for about 81.3 […]

March 5, 2021