Cord Cutting Made 2017 Pay TV’s “Worst-Ever” Year Amid 3.65-Percent Drop

Traditional pay-TV subscriptions declined by 3.5M in 2017.


The big question: Are the gains from streaming services making up for these losses? Dish/Sling provides us with an early indication.

Subscriber growth in 2017:
1) Dish — ↓ 1.1M
2) Sling — ↑ 700K

More: How Streaming Online TV Is Cutting Into Traditional TV Services

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