Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Cox Reaches 3.6 million Cable Modem Customers

Cox Communications reported continued growth in mature markets and noted the tenth anniversary of its bundle of video, telephone and high-speed Internet services this fall.

Key year over year growth metrics at the close of the third quarter include:

  • 5.9 million total residential customer relationships; 1.65% growth

  • 3.7 million bundled customers; 9.5% growth

  • 2.3 million telephone subscribers; 19% growth. Phone penetration has reached 25% companywide. Sell-in of telephone service to new customers is greater than 33%, and in Orange County, the company has greater than 50% share of the landline phone market.

  • 3.6 million high-speed Internet subscribers; 12.3% growth

  • 3.0 million digital cable subscribers; 11.3% growth

  • 531,000 "non-video" residential customers; 23% growth.

Cox launched residential telephone service in Orange County, California, in September 1997 and digital cable a month later. High-speed Internet service was launched in December 1996.

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