Comcast cable video subscribers down 273,000 in 3Q 2020

Thursday, October 29th, 2020 
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PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020.

“Our integrated strategy is also driving results in streaming with nearly 22 million sign-ups for Peacock to date, and we are exceeding our expectations on all engagement metrics in only a few months,” commented Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation.

Cable Communications

Total Customer Relationships increased by 556,000 to 32.7 million in the third quarter of 2020. Residential customer relationships increased by 539,000 and business customer relationships increased by 17,000. Total high-speed internet customer net additions were 633,000, total video customer net losses were 273,000 and total voice customer net losses were 3,000. In addition, Cable Communications added 187,000 wireless lines in the quarter.

Video Customers (thousands):

                                                                2019
                              --------------------------------------
                                  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  20,094
Net Additions (Losses)         (409)   (477)   (273)

Sky

Total Customer Relationships decreased by 21,000 to 23.7 million in the third quarter of 2020, an improvement compared to the second quarter of 2020, and included net additions in the U.K.

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