Comcast cable video subscribers down 477,000 in 2Q 2020

Thursday, July 30th, 2020 
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PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today reported results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.

NBCUniversal successfully launched Peacock in Cable’s footprint in April, ahead of the streaming service’s U.S. nationwide launch earlier this month, with 10 million sign-ups to date.

Cable Communications

Total Customer Relationships increased by 217,000 to 32.1 million in the second quarter of 2020. Residential customer relationships increased by 241,000 and business customer relationships decreased by 24,000. Total high-speed internet customer net additions were 323,000, which does not include over 600,000 additional high-risk or free Internet Essentials customers that still receive our service, but were not included in reported results. Total video customer net losses were 477,000 and total voice customer net losses were 158,000. In addition, Cable Communications added 126,000 wireless lines in the quarter.

Video Customers (thousands):

                                                                2019
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                                  1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      FY
                              ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Total                         21,865  21,641  21,403  21,254
Net Additions (Losses)         (121)   (224)   (238)   (149)   (733)

                                                               2020
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                                  1Q      2Q      3Q      4Q      FY
                              ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Total                         20,845  20,367
Net Additions (Losses)         (409)   (477)

Sky

Total Customer Relationships decreased by 214,000 to 23.7 million in the second quarter of 2020, reflecting the postponement of sporting events and the suspension of certain sales channels due to COVID-19.

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