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U.S. Broadband Growth Holds Steady

While pay-TV subscriber growth continued its slow decline in the first quarter, the rate of broadband subscriber additions maintained its pace during the period.

The top 17 cable and telcos, representing 94% of the market, added nearly 1.2 million net additional high-speed Internet subs in the first quarter of 2015, similar to the adds in the year-ago period, according to Leichtman Research Group (LRG).

Those providers now have 88.5 million subs, with 53 million of them coming way of cable operators.

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