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US fixed broadband subscriptions fall 0.2% in Q2

Thursday 27 October 2016 | 09:24 CET | News
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In contrast to all other major global markets, US fixed broadband subscriptions fell by 0.2 percent year on year, equivalent to nearly 200,000 accesses, in the quarter ending 30 June. A report by Point Topic revealed that the main cause was the 4 percent decline in copper-based broadband connections. AT&T, Century Link and Verizon saw their DSL lines decrease quarter-on-quarter by 7.7 percent, 1.6 percent and 27.2 percent respectively. AT&T's total fixed broadband customer base fell by 123,00 in the second quarter as it shifts its focus to LTE mobile broadband and satellite TV, while

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