Charter residential video customers down 122,000 in 1Q 2018

Friday, April 27th, 2018 
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STAMFORD, Conn. — Charter Communications, Inc. (along with its subsidiaries, the “Company” or “Charter”) today reported financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2018.

Residential video customers decreased by 122,000 in the first quarter of 2018, while first quarter 2017 video customers decreased by 100,000, or 108,000 when adjusted for seasonal program changes at Legacy Bright House. As of March 31, 2018, Charter had 16.4 million residential video customers.

During the first quarter, Charter continued its all-digital efforts in the approximately 20% of Legacy TWC’s footprint and 60% of Legacy Bright House’s footprint that are not yet all-digital. All-digital allows Charter to offer more advanced products and services, and provides residential customers with two-way digital set-top boxes, which offer better video picture quality, an interactive programming guide and video on demand on all TV outlets in the home.

Residential – Video – Primary Service Units

                                                           2017
                         --------------------------------------
                             1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      FY
                         ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Total                    16,736  16,646  16,542  16,544  16,544
Net Additions/(Losses)    (100)    (90)   (104)       2   (292)

                                                           2018
                         --------------------------------------
                             1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      FY
                         ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Total                    16,422
Net Additions/(Losses)    (122)

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