Cable Subscriptions Down, Telco Up

According to first quarter data from SNL Kagan, cable subscription numbers continued to fall, while telco TV rose. The hard numbers: cable subscriptions went from 24.1 million to 23.2 million; telco subscriptions rose to 4.4 million from 3.5 million. Satellite subscriptions remained flat. The largest multichannel markets were New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Boston, while Comcast remained the largest multichannel operator.

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