cord cutting


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cord cutting

(1) Switching from a paid cable TV subscription to an Internet-based TV service such as Netflix. See cord cutter and streaming.

(2) Switching from a wired technology to wireless. For example, moving from cable TV to satellite TV or from a landline telephone to a cellphone. See cordless phone.
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Most (58%) of all cord cutting Millennials have cut the cord within the past three years.
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If you really only watch a few channels, or you don't care about watching shows late, cord cutting could be just right for you.
Cord Cutting Remains a Threat, But No Mass Exodus Yet
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We built the first video platform in the marketplace to fully address the massive cord cutting, second screen consumer viewing habits and we are thrilled to continue to deliver on our terrific partnership Tomorrowland/TomorrowWorld festivals," said Brad Sexton, President and CEO of Live Media Group.
tv, explains, "The Dune HD family of hybrid media players, combined with a Pay as You Go approach to both television and the App Store, will help service operators address the very real threat of cord cutting.
The jury is out and research on the subject is in short supply, but initial indications are that cord cutting has been very limited in scope thus far.
Is Cord Cutting Really Making an Impact on North American Digital Television?
Rapid growth of connected CE devices in the home, concerns over cord cutting, moves to adopt multiscreen by competitors, and the emergence of TV Everywhere services in North America initially drove implementation of multiscreen services in Europe," said Brett Sappington, director, research, Parks Associates.
For every consumer that wants to watch cooking shows and decides that cord cutting satisfies that itch, the loss economically to sports providers is disproportionate to the potential loss of the network providing cooking programming.