Q2 Slowest In Eight Years For Broadband Growth

The second quarter is traditionally the slowest for broadband growth each year anyway, but the housing market and a saturated broadband customer base is responsible for Q2 having the slowest broadband growth for the Unites States in eight years. According to new research by the Leichtman Group, the nineteen largest cable and telephone providers in the country, who collectively control 93% of the market, added just 634,000 in the second quarter.

According to Leichtman, cable operators now lay claim to about 38 million broadband subscribers,while telephone companies have about 31.9 million subscribers. AT&T (15,548,000 broadband customers) continues to barely beat Comcast (15,322,000) for the title of country's largest broadband provider.

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Super-Brad3767d ago

Maybe everyone has broadband now lol.
/jokes :)