$200 a month for TV in 2020

Television

Analog television sets are seen as they are prepared for recycling at the ARC Broward's Electronics Recycling Services center on June 9, 2009 in Sunrise, Florida.

On Wednesday's Marketplace, in an interview about the Supreme Court's decision ruling against the Aereo TV service, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson mentioned he is a "cord cutter." Meaning, he gets his television and video content without paying a cable bill.

Here's why:

A survey out from the market research firm NPD group says the average cable bill now sits right near $90 per a month and we expect it to hit $200 per month by the end of the decade. $200. A month. For television.

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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