Verizon FIOS video subscribers down 37,000 in 2Q 2018

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 
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Verizon ends first-half 2018 with strong operating results

NEW YORK – Strong revenue momentum and operating results at Verizon Wireless highlighted second-quarter 2018 performance at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), which today reported EPS of $1.00 for the quarter.

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In second-quarter 2018, Verizon added a net of 43,000 Fios Internet connections, indicative of strong demand as customers value broadband connections more than ever. Verizon lost 37,000 Fios Video connections in second-quarter 2018 amid pressures from cord-cutting of video bundles.

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                                       2016                        2017          2018
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                    1Q     2Q     3Q     4Q     1Q     2Q     3Q     4Q     1Q     2Q
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Total ('000)     4,678  4,637  4,673  4,694  4,681  4,666  4,648  4,619  4,597  4,560
Net Adds ('000)     43   (41)     36     21   (13)   (15)   (18)   (29)   (22)   (37)

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