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US adds 1.1M broadband subs in Q1 as cable companies expand lead
Broadband
US adds 1.1M broadband subs in Q1 as cable companies expand lead
May 15 2016 8:30 PM

Broadband signups have begun to slow in the U.S. as the market begins to reach a point of saturation, but the 17 largest telcos and cable companies nevertheless added nearly 1.1 million new subscribers in the first quarter of the year.

Leichtman Research Group said the top broadband providers now account for more than 91.5 million subscribers – with cable companies having the lion’s share of subscribers, about 56.3 million, compared to 35.2 million broadband subscribers for telcos.

Subscriber erosion continues in the pay-TV industry
Pay TV, OTT
Q2 pay-TV sub losses slow, but OTT looks to be more crucial than ever
Aug 07 2014 7:30 PM

Major players in the U.S. pay-TV industry lost about 305,000 subscribers in the second quarter, prompting at least one industry observer to declare, tongue in cheek, “reports of the demise of pay TV have been greatly exaggerated.” Maybe.