The average cable television bill hit a record $99.10 this year, an increase of 39% from 2010. But with more and more viewers opting out of pay TV -- mainly because of the cost -- something's got to give.About the only real reason to buy cable is for live sports. If they unbundle sports then that 83% number will seriously look like a bygone era to cable companies.
According to the latest annual survey by Leichtman Research Group, 83% of U.S. households subscribe to cable, down from 87% in 2010. The average cable bill is up 39% over the same period, or more than four times the rate of inflation, the telephone survey of 1,222 people found.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
I Can See Why People Cord-cut: Average Cable Bill is $99.10 which is a 39% Increase Since 2010
Wow you can pretty much get all the streaming services for about half that price.