TITLE

Cable Subscriber Rolls Fall Off -- Again

AUTHOR(S)
Farrell, Mike
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;6/27/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 26, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report by SNL Kagan Ultd. concerning cable subscribers in the U.S. in the first quarter (Q1) of 2011. It says that the cable subscribers in the top 15 markets reached to 23.2 million people, which shows a four percent drop from 2010, while subscribers in satellite television (TV) have increased to 0.1% and telco TV to 24%. It adds that Comcast Corp. tops with 11.6 million subscribers, while Atlanta, Georgia tops the multichannel defections.
ACCESSION #
63181421

 

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