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TV Broadcast & Cable Networks in the US

  • Published: April 2014
  • Region: United States
  • 10 pages
  • First Research

Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry broadcast television programs for free to the public and for cable subscribers. In the US, major broadcast TV networks are ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC, while leading TV cable networks include ESPN, the Fox News Channel, and USA Network. Leading international companies include Germany-based Bertelsmann, Japan's Nippon Hoso Kyokai, and the UK-based British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

Global TV broadcast and cable network industry revenues total about $390 billion, according to UK communications regulator Ofcom. Indonesia and Kenya are rapidly-growing TV markets, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.

In the US the TV broadcast and cable network industry includes more than 1,300 companies with combined annual revenue of about $97 billion. Key growth drivers include new distribution methods and revenue streams from digital platforms.

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