Share of adults who subscribe to a satellite TV service U.S. 2019-2020

In January 2020, the share of adults in the United States who subscribed to a satellite TV service was six percent lower than the share recorded in 2019, standing at just 21 percent. The majority of respondents had never subscribed to a satellite television service, five percent more adults said that they previously subscribed but no longer did so.

Share of adults who subscribe to a satellite TV service in the United States in 2019 and 2020

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Release date

February 2020


United States

Survey time period

January 3 to 6, 2019 and January 23 to 25, 2020

Number of respondents

2019: 2,201, 2020: 2,200

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: Do you, or anyone in your household, subscribe to the following? Satellite television

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