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August 30, 2011 08:00 ET

Research on Cablevision Systems Corporation and DIRECTV - Competition and the Economy Key Issues for Cable TV

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the CATV Systems industry and has completed analytical research on Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Companies in the Cable TV sector saw increased competition from Telecommunications companies like Verizon Communications and AT&T over the last quarter. The telecom companies which have become increasingly aggressive in their pricing and competition with cable TV operators have started to eat into the market share of companies like Cablevision Systems Corporation and DIRECTV. Investors can register for free to access the research reports on Cablevision Systems Corporation and DIRECTV at or is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the CATV Systems industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Cablevision Systems Corporation and DIRECTV; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Both DIRECTV and Cablevision increased their net profit over the quarter, but the combination of tough competition and a weak U.S. economy has slowed and in some cases caused decreases in cable TV subscriptions for many companies in the sector. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the CATV Systems industry.

Cable TV companies doing business in emerging and quickly growing markets like Brazil saw much more added subscribers than in the more saturated and sluggish U.S. market. Lower income areas in the U.S. showed even more subscriber falloff than other areas. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

DIRECTV may have one more card up its sleeve in the coming month though as the NFL season has been saved. DIRECTV's popular "NFL Sunday Ticket" package usually helps to bring in new subscribers in the third quarter.

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