Verizon's EVP and CFO Fran Shammo, according to a report in FierceCable , said that while the telco anticipates higher churn for FiOS products during the summer months, he is "confident" the telco will achieve its goal of adding 600,000 new subscribers by the end of the year.
Internationally speaking, IPTV is a force. Deutsche Telekom said its customer base grew 27 percent to 2 million customers; Magyar Telekom reported growth from "various TV products," especially IPTV, in Hungary, Macedonia and Montenegro. Even Hong Kong's PCCW reported "modest growth" for its 10-year-old service while noting that it will focus on strengthening its international programming lineup.
Global IPTV subscriptions approached 60 million by the end of 2011, pushed by a fourth quarter that saw the largest subscriber increase ever, according to new research from Point Topic. The
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Netflix ( Nasdaq: NFLX )'s stock price surged nearly 18 percent in after-hours trading following fourth quarter results and a first quarter outlook Wednesday that beat the low expectations analysts had
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