Comcast cable video subscribers down 238,000 in 3Q 2019

Thursday, October 24th, 2019 
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PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019, including Cable Communications, NBCUniversal and Sky.

Cable Communications

Total Customer Relationships increased by 309,000 to 31.2 million in the third quarter of 2019. Residential customer relationships increased by 288,000 and business customer relationships increased by 21,000. At the end of the third quarter, 65.6% of our residential customers received at least two Xfinity products. Total high-speed internet customer net additions were 379,000, total video customer net losses were 238,000, total voice customer net losses were 53,000 and total security and automation customer net additions were 8,000. In addition, Cable Communications added 204,000 wireless lines in the quarter.

Video Customers (thousands):

                                                                2018
                              --------------------------------------
                                  1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      FY
                              ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Total                         22,261  22,121  22,015  21,986
Net Additions (Losses)          (96)   (140)   (106)    (29)   (370)

                                                                2019
                              --------------------------------------
                                  1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      FY
                              ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Total                         21,865  21,641  21,403
Net Additions (Losses)         (121)  (-224)  (-238)

Sky

Pro Forma Total Customer Relationships decreased by 99,000 to 23.9 million in the third quarter of 2019. For the nine months ended September 30, 2019, total customer relationships increased by 317,000.

(in thousands) (pro forma)         Customers   Net Additions
                              --------------  --------------
                                3Q18    3Q19    3Q18    3Q19
                              ------  ------  ------  ------
Total Customer Relationships  23,436  23,918     426    (99)

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