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comcast video voice and data subs 2016-2018

Comcast looks to DTC, SVOD aggregation to help pay TV

While 2018 saw a continued decline to Comcast’s pay TV cable business, it has begun to evolve its video strategy outside of the traditional bundle. Direct-to-consumer services and SVOD aggregation are key. Video business continues to decline Comcast made a spectacular recovery from years of video decline in 2016, spurred […]

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Four things to watch in 2019

The acceleration toward online TV and away from traditional pay TV will continue in 2019. However, all will not be plain sailing as there will be some high-profile online TV failures this year too. Acceleration in cable, satellite, telco TV subscriber loses The stresses on the pay TV industry became […]

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Roku player and platform sales 2016-2018

As pay TV contracts, Roku expands

Pay TV operators lost 900K subscribers in Q3 2018. It looks like pay TV’s loss is Roku gain. The company added another 1.8 active users, with ARPU and minutes streaming increasing too. Another good quarter for Roku Roku added 1.8 million active users in Q3 2018, to reach 23.8 million. […]

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CandW discuss why Comcast needs new video products

Comcast Q3 2018 results were great, boosted by outstanding broadband growth and slightly lower video losses. However, there are underlying trends that suggest Comcast needs new video products to woo broadband-only consumers to sign-up for more. Chapter 1: Comcast’s Q3 results (1:30) Comcast had an excellent Q3 with an outstanding […]

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