over 650,000 subscribers cancelled their pay television subscriptions last quarter, making it the worst ever for subscriber growth. Much of the media attention has been focused on how cable operators and linear channels will respond to the growing threat from over-the-top providers such as Netflix. Less studied is the impact that cord-cutting will have on another sector highly dependent on cable revenue: municipal governments.
Open Internet Order when it chose to place new, yet often unspecified restrictions on Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Almost as if on cue, investments in broadband dropped in the US.