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August 19, 2010 09:17 ET

Analyst Research on Cablevision Systems and Discovery Communications - Higher Advertising Revenues and Higher Fees Behind Profit

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2010) -  www.RothmanResearch.com probes the current macroeconomic environments pressuring the CATV systems industry in light of a slow-paced economic recovery and offers members methodical research on Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) and Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA). Register for a free membership now on www.rothmanresearch.com to have full access to these complimentary reports and more.

CATV systems is a big business with around 90 percent of US household having some form of subscription to cable TV. The industry weathered the economic downturn relatively well compared to other areas as people stayed home to save money and turned on the tube.

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Recently released quarterly earnings reports indicate quarterly growth in the industry. Many attribute this to higher advertising revenues, wider ranging digital services, target marketing and subscribers signing up for more expensive digital services. Content owners are also increasing earnings from advertising revenue and by charging providers higher fees.

Early this month, Discovery Communications Inc. posted profits of $0.49 a share after adjusting one-time items. Revenue was up 11% to $963. www.rothmanresearch.com provides technical analysis and free downloadable research report on Discovery Communications Inc. by signing up now at

http://www.rothmanresearch.com/article/disca/23866/Aug-19-2010.html

Of concern to the industry is a loss of subscribers to basic video and an increase in demand for high speed broadband services. This may reflect a migration of viewers to free internet TV. To counter this some companies are stockpiling libraries of TV programs and movies which they intend to distribute as TV and video on demand as part of their subscriptions. Cablevision Systems Corp. which reported a 30% decline in profit this quarter was able to add video subscribers as compared to its bigger peers in the industry. www.rothmanresearch.com provides technical analysis and free downloadable research report on Cablevision Systems Corporation by signing up now at

http://www.rothmanresearch.com/article/cvc/23865/Aug-19-2010.html 

A recent survey by Comcast further substantiates the need for CATV systems to put people in control of their viewing schedule, showing that 62 percent of people own digital recorders and watch programs at their leisure. 
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