In a report by Barbara Kraus for Fierce Online Media, she talks about the industry going through a change as video ecosystems collide. The evolution of content distribution and the consistent growth of over-the-top (OTT) streaming generates industry predictions of the inevitable decline and fall of pay TV.
Total pay-TV subscriptions in the U.S. are expected to decline by 0.3 percent between 2015 and 2019. To some extent, the actual number of subscriptions will be propped up by increases in the number of pay-TV households, although the actual penetration is expected to decline from 83% in 2015 to 80% in 2019.
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