Feeling some pain from cord-cutting and general video competition, Verizon Communications lost 22,000 Fios video subs in Q1, widened from a loss of 13,000 video subs in the year-ago quarter.
Verizon also added 66,000 Fios internet subs, up from 35,000 gains a year earlier.
With DSL losses factored in, Verizon added 7,000 broadband subs in Q1, versus a loss of 305,000 subs a year earlier.
Verizon also shed 14,000 Fios digital voice customers in Q1, widened from a loss of 8,000 in the year-ago period.
Verizon ended Q1 with 4.59 million Fios video connections, 5.91 million Fios internet connections, and 3.89 million Fios digital voice connections.
Overall Fios-related Q1 revenues rose 2.1%, to $2.95 billion, driven in part to increased demand for faster broadband service tiers. Total wireline operating revenues dropped 1.6%, to $7.55 billion.
Wireless connections rose 2%, to 116.18 million, despite a 6.7% drop in retail prepaid subs.
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