News and Analysis Despite reports of impending doom, the nation’s top three pay TV services actually gained a net of 179,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter. AT&T, which owns DIRECTV, U-verse and DIRECTV Now, added a net of 161,000 video customers in the fourth quarter. Charter added a net of 15,000 (including its business
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Comcast has confirmed that it will offer the 2018 Winter Olympics from South Korea in 4K to customers with new X1 set-tops that can display the new picture format. In a post on its web site, Comcast says video subscribers must do the following to watch the games in 4K: 1. Get an Xfinity X1
Comcast reported today that it lost 33,000 net video subscribers in the fourth quarter, compared to a gain of 80,000 in the 2016 fourth quarter. The 2017 fourth quarter decline means that Comcast ended up losing a net of 151,000 video subscribers for 2017. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top-Selling Super Bowl TVs! While that’s more
Comcast has increased its ‘Broadcast TV’ and ‘Regional Sports’ fees by a combined 241 percent in just three years, far more than any other major pay TV provider in that time period. The nation’s largest cable operator first added a regional sports fee to subscriber bills in January 2015 with a $1 a month surcharge.