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The 'cord never' generation and the future of cable, satellite TV




Netflix envelopes sit in a bin with other mail at the U.S. Post Office sort facility on October 24, 2011 in San Francisco, California.
Netflix envelopes sit in a bin with other mail at the U.S. Post Office sort facility on October 24, 2011 in San Francisco, California.
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A group called the "cord nevers" don’t pay a cable company or a satellite service to watch their favorite shows.

Instead they stream them from Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, and watch on the web or through a computer hooked up to their TV. Ian King, technology reporter for Bloomberg News, writes today about "cord nevers" and their effect on the industry.