12 Oct '17, 1pm

AT&T to Lose 390K ‘Traditional’ Video Subs, Offset by 300K OTT/DirecTV Now Gains- @MultiNews https://t.co/csUeeYJEXh

AT&T to Lose 390K ‘Traditional’ Video Subs, Offset by 300K OTT/DirecTV Now Gains- @MultiNews https://t.co/csUeeYJEXh

AT&T disclosed in an 8-K filing Wednesday that it expects to shed 390,000 “traditional” video subs (DirecTV satellite and U-verse), offset by about 300,000 gains from DirecTV Now, the company’s OTT-delivered (and lower-margin) pay TV service. RELATED: Moffett Casts More Doubt on Value of DirecTV Now Subs AT&T, which will come out of Q3 with a loss of 90,000 total video subs, offered a lengthy list of reasons, noting that the reduction in its video base was “driven by heightened competition in traditional pay TV markets and over-the-top services, hurricanes and our stricter credit standards.” RELATED: Comcast's Roberts Tries to Calm Investors Those results, MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett said in a research note, indicates that AT&T, like its cable peers, “is suffering from the ravages of cord-cutting,” as DirecTV Now additions weren’t enough to completely overcome t...

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