Broadband will be key piece of growth in cable's Q1 2013 results

The Q1 cable financial reporting season has begun and FierceCable is covering all of the action. Steve Donohue said that he expects cable MSOs such as Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) and Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) to report growth in high-speed Internet subscribers and increased spending on marketing, network infrastructure and customer premise equipment. Likewise, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T (NYSE: T) will post growth from their respective FiOS and U-verse products, while DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) and Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) are banking on promotions tied to their Genie and Hopper DVRs to drive subscriber additions. Read more

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