Nearly two-thirds (62%) of those questioned said they have no idea how much internet data they actually use as part of entertainment bundles they pay for, while almost a third of respondents (29%) do not know what capacity they are paying for.
– Guy North Freeview director
Although an increasing number of consumers are putting their hands in their pockets to pay for additional online streaming services, there is still a considerable amount of cash wasted on paid-for TV channels which go unwatched.
People should regularly assess their viewing habits to ensure they are getting value for money from their TV service.
The cost of TV "wastage" - the amount spent on paid-for channels that are going unwatched - has decreased since last year.
With the cost of TV entertainment within a bundle averaging at £22 per month in 2014, households are spending £195.35 annually on unwatched TV channels.
The report was issued by the Post Office and Freeview.