The biggest gains were posted by Comcast (144,000, for a total of 17,550,000), Time Warner Cable (67,000, for a total of 10,062,000) and Verizon (62,000, for a total of 8,552,000). Service providers posting losses included AT&T (12,000, for a total of 16,473,000), Suddenlink (4,600, for a total of 914,200) and Cincinnati Bell (600, for a total of 257,900). Other findings include:
- Overall, broadband additions in 2Q 2011 amounted to 108% of those in 2Q 2010.
- The top cable operators accounted for 77% of the net broadband additions for the quarter vs. the top telcos.
- The top phone companies added about 80,000 subscribers during the quarter, compared to a net loss of 10,000 subscribers in 2Q 2010.
- AT&T and Verizon added 628,000 fiber subscribers in the quarter (via U-verse and FiOS), while having a net loss of 578,000 DSL subscribers.
- The top cable companies added more than 270,000 broadband subscribers in the quarter, about 81% of the additions during the same quarter of a year ago.
- The top cable operators have a 56% share of the overall market, with 8.9 million more subscribers than the top telcos, compared to 7.85 million this time a year ago.