Is Streaming More Expensive Than Cable? Depends on Where You Live | Charts

Only 13 states save on streaming compared with the average monthly cable bill, a new survey finds

Remember when ditching cable for a few streaming services was supposed to save you big bucks? Those days are over — and depending on where you live, you’re probably spending more on streaming services than you did on cable, according to a new survey.

Researchers at Versus Reviews recently surveyed Americans on how much they spend on streaming each month compared with the average cable bill, which comes out to $72.60 per month. And it turns out only 13 states’ residents spent less on streaming — services like Netflix and HBO Max, plus internet costs — than the average cable bill.

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Sean Burch

Sean Burch

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