2.3 mln Americans signed up for broadband in Q3 2004

According to Leichtman Research Group, the twenty largest cable and DSL providers in the US (representing about 95% of the market) achieved record net additions in Q3 of 2004. Combined net additions for the quarter totaled over 2.

According to Leichtman Research Group, the twenty largest cable and DSL providers in the US (representing about 95% of the market) achieved record net additions in Q3 of 2004. Combined net additions for the quarter totaled over 2.3 mln subscribers - a total that slightly exceeded the previous record set in Q1 2004. The top broadband providers now account for over 30.9 mln high-speed Internet subscribers, with cable having nearly 18.8 mln broadband subscribers, and DSL having close to 12.2 mln subscribers.

The top cable providers added 1.28 mln subscribers, representing 55% of the net broadband additions for the quarter versus DSL rebounding from last quarter when DSL, for Q1 ever, had a greater share of net additions than cable. The top cable broadband providers retain a 6.6 mln subscriber advantage over DSL and have a 61% share of the total market versus DSL. In 2004, from the end of Q3 2003 to the end of Q3 2004, cable and DSL added 8.3 mln net subscribers.

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
See All
See All