Angry Robot

Cable cord-cutting numbers soar in Canada thanks to Netflix, high prices, says report

Just brutal news for Canadian TV providers. 190,000 cut the cord in 2015, up from 105,000 in 2014 and 13,000 in 2013. Netflix now has almost 5 million subscribers. Seeing as there are just over 10 million cable subscriptions in Canada, if these trends keep up Netflix will be more popular than cable in… [pretends to do math] a few years.

“I feel like cable is almost a thing of the past, like dial-up internet,” says Gray.

Just brutal.

• April 8, 2016, 2:23 pm |