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Viewers, stay tuned for the prepaid episode

BLOGGER: JEFF BARAK  In the past, television was seen as recession proof. People would cut back on entertainment outside the home, but would continue taking their TV package as they hunkered down to see out the downturn.  That’s why it’s surprising that the news on the Pay TV front in North America isn’t better than it is. According to Bloomberg, the six largest publicly-traded U.S. cable and satellite TV providers combined lost about 580,000 customers in the second quarter, the biggest such decline in history.  As Craig Moffett, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein in New York noted: “Rising prices […]  More >>