TITLE

Good Time for Good News

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbona, Kent
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/5/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increasing number of cable subscribers of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. in the U.S. It is averred that despite the 0.2% lost of the 24.7 million basic subscribers, Comcast still manages to rise a solid 8.5% to $22.31. On the other hand, Time Warner Cable has better basic-customer news, adding about 55,000, when analysts have predicted it would lose about 32,000. It is noted that both operators are gaining broadband share against other cable companies.
ACCESSION #
32092253

 

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