ABI: Fixed Broadband Subs Approach 449 Million

The number of fixed broadband subscribers totaled just under 449 million in the second quarter of 2010, according to ABI Research's (www.abiresearch.com) most recent broadband subscriber Market Data. This represents a 10 percent increase over the same period in ...

The number of fixed broadband subscribers totaled just under 449 million in the second quarter of 2010, according to ABI Research's (www.abiresearch.com) most recent broadband subscriber Market Data. This represents a 10 percent increase over the same period in 2009. The key growth was found in the Asia-Pacific region, adding approximately 3 million subs in 2Q.

ABI also reports that global pay-TV service revenue approached $58 billion at the end of 2Q 2010, approximately a 9 percent increase over the same period in 2009. The majority of pay-TV service revenue comes from cable TV. It represents approximately 52 percent of the overall pay TV market, followed by satellite TV and IPTV.
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