Cable tries to counter OTT onslaught with TV Everywhere, VOD services

Can we panic now? The depressingly slow growth in new subscribers to pay TV--less than 10,000 for the first quarter of 2015, a record low--should signal to traditional cable operators that a sea change in the way viewers consume video is well underway. But some appeared to cling to the notion that slight growth means things are still going well in the linear TV space. FierceCable's Daniel Frankel explains why pay-TV operators need to ramp up their next-generation platforms now, or risk losing far more subscribers to cord-cutting's siren song. Special Report

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