Broadband Up 23% in '02 Second Half

June 2003
Multichannel News;6/16/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p24
Broadband expansion grew by 23% in the second half of 2002, compared with a 27% growth rate in the first half of 2002. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said the U.S. had 19.9 million broadband lines serving homes and business at the end of 2002, with cable operators in control of 11.4 million high-speed customers. Telecommunications Association president Robert Sachs said cable operators ended the first quarter of 2003 with 12 million high-speed subscribers.


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