by Mike Masnick
Thu, May 13th 2010 2:38pm
The TV industry has been totally downplaying the idea that people would ever "cut the cord" when it comes to TV. While it may be true that it's a very small minority of users today, it would seem that those in the TV industry might want to look over to their friends in the telco industry. They used to scoff at the idea of cord cutters as well... and now 25% of all households have dumped their landlines entirely. And, among younger folks, it's getting increasingly difficult to find a landline at all. Things change. What was unthinkable not so long ago can become reality pretty quickly.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Vox Joins Growing Chorus Of Outlets Weirdly Crapping On Cord Cutting
- Cable Lobbyists Stop Using The Word Cable In Hopes You'll Think Industry Has Evolved
- Gizmodo Completely Misses The Point Of Cord Cutting
- What Net Neutrality? While The FCC Naps, AT&T Now Exempting DirecTV Content From Wireless Usage Caps
- Remember Claims That Cord Cutting Was On The Ropes? It's Actually Worse Than Ever