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ESPN is making more money than ever off of subscribers despite its dwindling subscriber base

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ESPN is losing subscribers, but they are not losing money. In fact, ESPN is making more money off subscribers than ever before, despite their dwindling numbers.
In 2011, ESPN peaked when they topped 100 million subscribers. However, in the six years since then, their numbers have fallen, losing nearly 13 million subscribers.
It needs to be clear that there is a difference between subscribers and viewers. Nearly 90 million people subscribe to cable or satellite packages that contain ESPN. Despite the losses, demand for ESPN appears to be as strong as ever as ESPN's subscriber fees continue...
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