Cable TV Subs Fell 5% In 2011: Nielsen – 2012-05-04 15:49:59 | Multichannel News

U.S. cable operators lost about 2.9 million video subscribers in 2011, shrinking the overall pay-TV market by 1.5% even as telcos packed on 1.1 million and satellite TV providers were roughly flat at 280,000 net adds, according to Nielsen data.

Meanwhile, households with broadband and only free, over-the-air broadcast TV increased by 631,000 over the course of last year, climbing 14% to 5.1 million. Broadcast-only homes dropped 1%, to about 11 million households versus 11.15 million a year earlier, according to Nielsen’s Cross-Platform Report for the fourth quarter of 2011.

via Cable TV Subs Fell 5% In 2011: Nielsen – 2012-05-04 15:49:59 | Multichannel News.

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