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Cable Networks in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Cable Networks in the US

Over the past five years, the Cable Networks industry has expanded its channel offerings and improved the quality of services to better compete with emerging digital media platforms and to combat dwindling subscription numbers. Overall economic recovery has reenergized advertising activity and disposable income, allowing for greater expenditure on premium services and steady advertising revenue. However, cable networks have struggled to maintain advertising and licensing sales revenue as a result of dwindling cable audiences. In the coming years, rising disposable income will enable consumers to spend even more on industry services. However, the industry's biggest concern is whether or not these consumers will want to do so if online services offer comparable programming options.

This industry operates studios and facilities and distributes TV programs on a subscription or fee basis through cable providers and other platforms. Operators include specialty TV cable networks and pay-per-view programming. Programming production and satellite broadcasters are excluded from this industry.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Total advertising expenditure
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table The Walt Disney Company (industry-relevant operations) –financial performance*
    • Table Turner Broadcasting System (industry-relevant operations) –financial performance*
    • Table NBCUniversal (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table 21st Century Fox (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Viacom Inc. (industry-relevant operations)- financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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