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Netflix makes gains in U.S. while HBO, Showtime decline
Netflix makes gains in U.S. while HBO, Showtime decline

Netflix and other online subscription services have been logging gains even as people are canceling HBO, Showtime and other premium TV channels, according to a new report from researcher the NPD Group. The number of U.S. households subscribing to a premium pay-TV channel such as HBO has fallen 6% in the last two years, while Netflix and other digital subscription services grew by 4%, NPD found. NPD's "State of SVOD" report is another sign of changing viewer behavior in the digital age. It comes at a time when cable, satellite and phone companies offering video have been losing subscribers. FACES TO WATCH 2014: Digital media "It's fair to say ... that some...

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