Cord Cutters

Cord Cutters Growing in Canada, Thanks to Alternative Video Services: Report

According to the J.D. Power 2017 Canadian Television/Internet Provider Customer Satisfaction Study released today, more than 1 in 4 subscribers in Canada are considering cutting their TV cords as alternative video services continue to grow, with Netflix being the most popular platform. “While our data does not signify a mass exodus over the short term, TV subscribers are...

Cord-Cutting in Canada Increases for TV Subscribers

While it was certainly another big year for wireless and Internet business in Canada, cord-cutters are slowly denting broadcasters’ profits. While it isn’t a large number in the scheme of things, cord-cutting continues to chip away at the traditional television sector, a trend that industry watchers expect will continue on into this year. According to a […]

Nearly 160,000 Canadians Cancelled Cable TV in 2015: CRTC

According to a CRTC report published earlier this week, almost 160,000 Canadians cancelled their TV subscription last year. However, Canadian cable television, IPTV and satellite television companies managed to offset the loss by charging remaining customers more for their services, CBC News reports. On the other hand, IPTV companies like VMedia, Primus, Zazeen and ViaNet TV saw double-digit increases...

80% More People Cut the Cord in Canada in 2015, Thanks to Netflix

According to a new report by the Convergence Consulting Group, 190,000 Canadians cut the cord in 2015 as compared to 105,000 people ending ties with traditional TV in 2014, marking an 80% growth in number in one year, CBC News reports. "It's almost a doubling of a loss," commented Brahm Eiley, president of the Toronto-based market research company. He...