Verizon reports 4.5 million FiOS Video customersThursday, July 19th, 2012
134,000 FiOS Internet and 120,000 FiOS Video net additions, with continued increased sales penetration for both products; 5.1 million total FiOS Internet and 4.5 million total FiOS Video customers
NEW YORK — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today reported a second consecutive quarter of double-digit percentage growth in year-over-year earnings results and significant increases in operating cash flow. Verizon Wireless generated record-high margins and strong operational results, and Verizon’s Wireline segment generated continued increases in revenues from FiOS fiber-optic services and strategic business services.
Verizon added 134,000 net new FiOS Internet connections and 120,000 net new FiOS Video connections in second-quarter 2012. Verizon had a total of 5.1 million FiOS Internet and 4.5 million FiOS Video connections at the end of the quarter.
FiOS Video Subscribers (‘000):
6/30/12 6/30/11 % Change ------- ------- -------- Connections 4,473 3,848 16.2 Net Adds 120 184 (34.8)
FiOS penetration (subscribers as a percentage of potential subscribers) continued to increase. FiOS Internet penetration was 36.6 percent at the end of second-quarter 2012, compared with 33.9 percent at the end of second-quarter 2011. In the same periods, FiOS Video penetration was 32.6 percent, compared with 29.9 percent. The FiOS network now passes more than 17 million premises.