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AT&T adds 155,000 U-verse subs

July 26, 2012

By Chris Forrester

More evidence that the US telcos are stealing subscribers away from cable and DTH comes from AT&T, which says it has added 155,000 net additions in the quarter-year and taking its overall U-Verse numbers to 4.15 million.

Some 75 per cent of AT&T’s U-verse subscribers are taking either a triple-play of quad-play bundle of services.

The extra subscribers helped drive U-verse revenues up 38 per cent (year-on-year) to $2.3 billion. However, while this was all positive news for U-verse, the telco lost 649,000 DSL subscribers during the same period.

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