FCC Says Set-Top Monopoly is a Big Issue; Consumers Might Not Care

As the U.S. Federal Communications Commission moves towards requiring third party supply of decoders used to receive linear TV programming, a survey by Leichtman Research suggests consumers do not care too much about renting decoders. “Pay-TV subscribers tend to express little enmity toward set-top boxes,” Leichtman Research suggests. Some 20 percent of respondents to a Leichtman Research poll agree that  “set-top boxes from TV companies are a waste of money.” On the other hand, 44 percent of respondents disagree with the statement. About 42 percent of respondents agree that set-top boxes from TV companies provide features that add value to the TV service

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Cable MSOs see broadband customer count jump by 3.3M in 2015, says research firm

Cable MSOs gained an upper hand in the broadband subscriber race in 2015, adding 3.3 million customers, giving them control of 61 percent of market share for the U.S. broadband market, according to Leichtman Research Group.

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LRG: 81 percent of U.S. households can access a broadband connection

Although it's far from perfect, a new Leichtman Research Group report confirmed that U.S. consumers like broadband services.

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Future TV is Coming, But the Business Model Remains Unclear

Some research findings are bound to be obvious. Most people in the United States either drive a car, use public transportation, eat a meal outside the home or use a mobile phone. So a study showing that to be true would not surprise you. Neither are you likely to be surprised if told three out of four U.S.

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LRG: Pay-TV providers saw largest subscriber declines ever in Q3

Pay-TV operators had a tough third-quarter period, losing nearly 150,000 subscribers during the period, according to a new Leichtman Research Group (LRG) report.

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Broadband present in 94% of households with Internet service, says LRG

Consumers who have an Internet subscription are more likely to purchase a broadband service, according to a new Leichtman Research Group report. In its eleventh-annual Broadband Access & Services in the Home 2013 study, LRG said that nearly 78 percent of U.S. households have a broadband Internet service in their homes.

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Broadband present in 94% of households with Internet service, says LRG

Consumers who have an Internet subscription are more likely to purchase a broadband service, according to a new Leichtman Research Group report. In its eleventh-annual Broadband Access & Services in the Home 2013 study, LRG said that nearly 78 percent of U.S. households have a broadband Internet service in their homes.

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Over 1 million U.S. cable subscribers cut cord in 2011

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Cable surpasses telcos in the broadband subscriber race

In the U.S. broadband race, cable operators have the upper hand over traditional telcos, according to Leichtman Research Group’s latest report. As the two largest U.S. telcos, namely AT&T ( NYSE: T ) and Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ) begin to wind down their respective U-verse and FiOS rollouts, cable operators have been happily attacking markets with their DOCSIS 3.0-based services with speeds ranging from 20-100 Mbps and triple play bundles

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LRG: Telcos, cable MSOs added 350,000 net broadband subscribers in Q2

While the U.S. economy may be taking yet another nosedive, the one thing that Leichtman Research Group’s (LRG) new broadband report revealed is that consumers aren’t giving up their broadband connections. Evidence of that trend was seen in Q2 2011 where 18 of the largest cable and traditional ILECs in the United States, representing about 93 percent of the market, acquired about 350,000 net additional broadband data subscribers. Click here for a detailed view of LRG’s broadband subscriber report

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