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Survey: Netflix Users Cut Their Pay TV Services

What does the newest survey say, and should Pay Television be worried? Story by Matt Cummings If the proof really is in the pudding, than the stuff that Netflix is serving its customers must be very satisfying. According to a recent survey , 92% of Netflix users expressed satisfaction with the streaming and DVD services, with 93% stating that they intend to have the service one year from now. The survey also revealed less-than-rosy consumer feelings about Pay Television: although 67% answered that they have PT, approximately 9% said they plan on ending their service. Moreover, 16% expressed doubt that they would still have their PT by this time next year. The survey compiled results from 829 Netflix subscribers and was conducted June 1-14 by the website Among other facts in their announcement: 1. Approximately 77% of respondents said they have their Internet, PT, and telephone "bundled" to save on cost. 2. Netflix users apparent

HBO Is Setting Records...

...Though, Not The Kind They Want By David Clark HBO has set back-to-back records with the latest Game of Thrones episodes. As one of the most popular shows on television it is no surprise to hear records are falling, unfortunately these particular records are quite concerning. Two weeks in a row HBO’s hit show managed to break piracy records. Over the course of 24 hours from the original air date episode five saw 3.22 million copies of the show pirated and episode six broke that record one week later with a reported 3.5 million acts of piracy. The numbers are astounding. HBO has always taken a somewhat quiet stance on piracy but these numbers are likely hitting someone’s radar. It should be noted the numbers are tracked and reported by Excipio and it does not include streamed piracy. The 3.22 and 3.5 million acts of piracy listed only pertain to actual downloads of the episodes. The numbers would be considerably higher if streamed piracy were to be included. A