New research from Leichtman Research Group reveals the 19 largest U.S. cable and telephone providers added 2.1 million net new high-speed Internet subscribers in the third quarter of 2007, down from 2.66 million net new subscribers in the same quarter a year ago.
Combined, the cable and telephone providers account for about 94 percent of the high-speed Internet market. The top broadband providers now account for more than 60 million subscribers, with cable companies having 32.6 million broadband subscribers, and telephone companies having more than 27.5 million subscribers.
Leichtman Research Group broadband Internet subscriber numbers for cable and telcos reveal:
Broadband Internet Provider Cable Companies
End of 3Q 2007
Net Adds in 3Q 2007
Other Major Private Cable Companies**
Total Top Cable
Total Top Telephone Companies
Sources: The Companies and Leichtman Research Group, Inc.
* LRG estimate
** Includes LRG estimates for BrightHouse Networks and Suddenlink
*** Windstream includes acquisition of CT Communications, Inc.
Future US's leading brands bring the most important, up-to-date information right to your inbox
Thank you for signing up to TV Technology. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.