Cord cutting options may be on the rise, but the cord-cutting world is a very different place now than it was just a few years ago.
That’s the takeaway from a new report from industry group The Cord Cutters Alliance, which estimates that there are more than 60 million cord cutters in the US today.
While cord cutting has never been more popular, many companies are struggling to compete.
That makes it tough for cord cutter groups to have a voice in the industry.
For example, AT&T is the only major company that still sells broadband.
AT&ere, Comcast, Charter, Dish and Time Warner Cable are among the others that are all in the market.
In order to keep the cord cutting conversation going, the group decided to focus on broadband.
The group surveyed cable and wireless providers to see how their offerings stack up against the rest of the industry, and the results are surprisingly revealing.
The survey found that cord cutting is on the upswing, with more people cutting the cord than ever before.
That means that there’s a lot more cord cutting going on than we’ve seen before, said Matthew S. Johnson, the president and chief executive of The Cord Cutting Alliance.
And, that means companies are not necessarily able to compete in the cord cutter space.
For instance, the average household still pays an average of $2,000 per month for broadband, compared to $1,800 for wireless.
And that’s before you factor in the price of cable packages.
So how do companies compete in a crowded market?
While there are a few options out there, they all fall short of the quality of the best offerings.
For example, the cable industry is struggling to find a competitive edge over wireless and cable TV providers.
It also has the worst retention rates, according to Johnson.
That puts it in a difficult spot.
The Cord Cutting Association recommends that people start cutting the cable cord by 2018, but that the industry should be able to catch up with the rest by 2019.
There are a lot of companies that are doing a good job in the marketplace, Johnson said, but it’s not as simple as adding a single line item to your bill.
“If you look at the biggest companies in the country, you’ll find that the majority of those are either completely obsolete or very expensive,” he said.
In addition, many of the major players in the cable and telecom sector have been losing money.
The average pay for a full-time employee in 2017 was $52,200, according the Cord Cutting Industry Association.
The median income for a cable and telecommunications employee was $40,500, according Toilolo Research.
If that doesn’t convince you, consider the average price of a Comcast Cable package in 2017.
That cost was $857 per month, according TOILOLO.
The price of wireless broadband was $927 per month.
So, it’s a very expensive proposition to cut the cord.
Even though the cable company is struggling financially, it does have some pretty amazing perks.
According to the group, the CEO of Comcast has received more than $1.3 billion in compensation over the last decade.
And in a statement, the company says that its new TV-delivery service, Stream, is “the most secure, reliable and affordable way to deliver your TV content to your TV and home theater system in over 140 countries and regions.”
The new service is available now in more than 170 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
It will be rolled out to additional markets in 2018.