The End of TV?

The End of TV?

The cable TV business has had its worst year in 2013. Are families ready to ditch the box? http://www.affordable-online-colleges.net has created an infographic entitled “The End of TV” detailing how families are spending their TV viewing hours.
Not only is viewership down, but 5 million people ended their cable/broadband subscription between 2010 and 2013. Additionally, since 2013, there’s been a 22.8% growth in cable-dropping. 25% of Charter subscribers are now opting for “streaming only” service, as many devices are now stream-friendly.
Additionally, cable is expensive. In fact, since 1966, there’s been an increase of 77% in cable service costs. Compared to 7.99 a month for Netflix, it’s no surprise that subscribers are switching at a rapid pace. There are also other options available that take the place of the ancient runny-rabbit ear days. You can now get a sleek, streamlined antenna, a set-top box (With wifi), a DVI to HDMI cable, or a Roku, a device that streams online content straight to your TV.
With so many options on the market, it’s pretty obvious to see why many subscribers are opting for cheaper alternatives.
Feel free to like, share, and comment on this infographic entitled “The End of TV”, brought to you by http://www.affordable-online-colleges.net.

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Posted Feb 4, 2014
 
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