Unbundling cable won't save consumers money

New York Times columnist Josh Barro explains why consumers will probably not save money if they are allowed to unbundle their cable TV packages. Consumers may only have to take the channels they want, but they'll pay more for them. According to Nielsen data, the average U.S. TV household receives 189 channels, up from 123 in 2003. But folks are still only watching an average17.5 of those channels--nearly unchanged from 11 years ago, according to Nielsen. Article

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