Verizon adds 90,000 net FiOS Video connections in 1Q 2015

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 
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NEW YORK – Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced first-quarter 2015 results highlighted by customer growth in key wireless and broadband markets, strong earnings and increased cash flow.

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In first-quarter 2015, Verizon added 133,000 net new FiOS Internet connections and 90,000 net new FiOS Video connections. Verizon had totals of 6.7 million FiOS Internet and 5.7 million FiOS Video connections at the end of the first quarter, representing year-over-year increases of 9.4 percent and 7.9 percent, respectively.

FiOS Internet penetration (subscribers as a percentage of potential subscribers) was 41.5 percent at the end of first-quarter 2015, compared with 39.7 percent at the end of first-quarter 2014. In the same periods, FiOS Video penetration was 36.0 percent, compared with 35.0 percent.

FiOS Video Subscribers (‘000):

                                       2013                        2014   2015
                 --------------------------  --------------------------  -----
                    1Q     2Q     3Q     4Q     1Q     2Q     3Q     4Q     1Q
                 -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
Connections      4,895  5,035  5,170  5,262  5,319  5,419  5,533  5,649  5,739
Net Adds           169    140    135     92     57    100    114    116     90