TV and Radio Still Attracting Large Audiences in U.S.

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This month, Nielsen released a report indicating that TV and radio still attract larger audiences than desktop web-surfing, mobile web browsing, or video-on-demand services. The breakdown, according to Neilsen, is as follows: Live TV (not time-shifted): 285 million AM/FM radio: 258 million PC Internet surfing: 198 million Mobile web browsing or mobile app usage: 164 million At a … Read more

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Streaming Music Sales Surpass CD’s

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This week, the RIAA released a report indicating that in 2014,  for the first time ever, streaming music sales created more revenue than CD’s. The statistic is notable in that it marks an official turning point in the shape of the music industry. Although, make no mistake about it, the demand for streaming music has been steadily growing over the … Read more

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Cord-Cutting Services Plagued By Account-Sharing

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A new report suggests that over 25% of Sling TV users access the service with “borrowed” credentials, allowing full access for free. The idea of “sharing” media with one another has been pretty rampant within certain tech-savvy communities since the turn of millennium; when services such as Napster, LimeWire, and KaZaa brought peer-to-peer downloading technologies … Read more

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Cord-cutters’ Next Target: Wireless Carriers

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An article published this week by The Motley Fool shines a spotlight on a lesser-known group of cord-cutters; those giving up their wireless service in favor of WiFi-only smartphone connections. In light of recent reports about the increasing presence of cord-cutters in the realm of subscription television services, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise … Read more

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