"Skinny Bundles": Cable's Way of Keeping Your Money

Written by PTC | Published February 16, 2016

demandcablechoice The current cable TV model forces consumers to buy a bundle of networks. But in this era of more choice, the current model just isn’t a fit any longer. "Cracks in the pay TV industry have manifested themselves so frequently that most cable companies are forced to offer 'skinny' packages in an attempt to curtail people who are cutting the cord," writes PTC President Tim Winter. "But the ultimate solution is for consumers to choose and pay for only the individual cable networks they want -- not the skinny packages the cable company chooses for them. Skinny bundles may help lower bills, but they don't give consumers more choice." Read the entire op-ed at Breitbart.

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