|Company||2Q Video Net Adds/Losses|
|Time Warner Cable||-130,000|
It's hardly surprising that US media companies have been on buying sprees in the UK, where subscription numbers are not holding tight, but ARPU is improving. However, the losing cablecos on this list are quite parochial in their outlook with little or no overseas presence at present.
The trend bodes well for the likes of Boxee and Rovi as over the top content providers: it seems that more and more users are happy with only the content available on these platforms, perhaps combined with Netflix for occasional paid movies.