Cutting the Cable: Pay TV Subscribers Turn to Internet

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Jul. 16, 2012 12:00 am   4 min read

Between 2008 and 2011, an estimated 2.65 million people, or 2.6 percent of U.S. pay TV subscribers, cut their TV subscriptions to rely solely on online content or watch broadcast television with the use of an antenna. (Shutterstock)

More people are canceling their cable or satellite TV service and opting to watch television shows online for free or through paid services such as Netflix.

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