IPTV continues to gain ground over cable in the video fight

Jim O'Neill, FierceIPTVAs we head into the Q3 2011 earnings season, Jim O'Neill, editor of FierceIPTV, examines how the telco's IPTV gain is cable's video loss as part of a series looking at the cable vs. telco broadband war. The two top U.S.-based telco video providers--AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ)--reported they added 235,000 subscribers and 204,000 new customers last quarter to their respective TV subscriber base. Commentary