Pay TV expected to lose more than a million subscribers in latest quarter Cord-cutting and competition from new platforms expected to lead to more than 1 million sub losses in a first for the industry. Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker forecasts total pay-TV subscriber declines of 1.28 million in the second quarter. Analysts at Evercore, led by Vijay Jayant, agreed that second-quarter subscriber losses are expected to be higher than the roughly 800,000 subscribers lost in the first quarter and the 760,000 the industry lost during the second quarter a year ago. Jayant expects the industry to lose about 1.09 million subscribers. Jayant expects Charter Communications Inc. CHTR, +0.57% to suffer the brunt of the subscriber losses in the cable space, forecasting a loss of 145,000 subscribers. Comcast is expected to report a loss of 50,000 subscribers, he said. AT&T Inc.’s T, +0.36% TV offering is expected to lose 300,000 subscribers and Dish Network Corp. DISH, -0.67% to lose 370,000.