Smaller cable providers are waking up to the fact that cable TV itself is irrelevant while focusing on the actually relevant and desired broadband Internet. This is the smart way forward and plays to the reality of our world instead of clinging to the past.
I really, really want to pay for HBO’s content. But I do not want cable TV. Or any ‘dumb pipe.’ I’ve written about this time and time again and having never paid for cable TV since moving out of my parent’s house in early 2000s I’m not being forced into a world of subsidizing content I don’t want or can’t timeshift.
We’ve been sharing data related to the decline of people physically going to the movie theater to watch movies for several years, while also showing consistent increases in users streaming content to the comfort (and high quality screens) of their homes.