Number of broadband internet subscribers in the United States from 2011 to 2017, by telephone company

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Windstream***AT&TCincinnati BellVerizonFairPointCentury Link*Frontier**
Q1 '111,331,70016,485,000258,5008,490,000297,4912,446,0001,707,678
Q2 '111,336,50016,473,000257,9008,552,000305,1555,427,0001,715,119
Q3 '111,345,80016,476,000258,7008,572,000312,4755,484,0001,728,400
Q4 '111,355,30016,427,000257,3008,670,000314,1355,554,0001,735,000
Q1 '121,363,80016,530,000257,2008,774,000318,5105,643,0001,746,000
Q2 '121,361,60016,434,000257,6008,776,000320,8125,763,0001,751,000
Q3 '121,216,20016,392,000260,1008,768,000322,5515,807,0001,752,000
Q4 '121,214,50016,390,000259,4008,795,000326,3675,848,0001,757,000
Q1 '131,205,90016,514,000260,2008,894,000330,0825,915,0001,752,000
Q2 '131,194,50016,453,000261,7008,939,000332,6205,909,0001,781,000
Q3 '131,183,40016,427,000265,6008,995,000330,6985,942,0001,808,000
Q4 '131,170,90016,425,000268,4009,015,000329,7665,991,0001,836,000
Q1 '141,170,40016,503,000270,0009,031,000331,5386,057,0001,873,000
Q2 '141,153,80016,448,000270,3009,077,000333,4216,055,0001,900,500
Q3 '141,142,00016,486,000270,5009,146,000329,4946,063,0001,922,000
Q4 '141,131,60016,028,000269,9009,205,000321,6246,082,0002,342,500
Q1 '151,132,40016,097,000272,7009,246,000318,3786,117,0002,359,500
Q2 '151,120,80015,961,000275,1009,221,000317,1006,108,0002,388,500
Q3 '151,109,60015,832,000281,3009,223,000313,9826,071,0002,415,500
Q4 '151,095,10015,778,000287,4009,228,000311,1306,048,0002,444,000
Q1 '161,092,00015,764,000292,4009,218,000311,3236,056,0002,468,600
Q2 '161,075,80015,641,000296,7007,014,000311,4405,990,0004,552,000
Q3 '161,063,00015,618,000299,8007,038,000309,5475,950,0004,404,000
Q4 '161,051,10015,605,000303,2007,038,000306,6245,945,0004,271,000
Q1 '171,047,60015,695,000307,4007,011,000305,3535,945,0004,164,000
Q2 '171,025,80015,686,000307,1006,988,000304,1935,868,0004,063,000

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This statistic shows the number of broadband internet subscribers in the United States from the first quarter of 2011 to the second quarter of 2017, broken down by the telephone company used. In the second quarter of 2011, AT&T had a total of almost 16.5 million broadband internet subscribers.
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Release date
August 2017
United States
Survey time period
2011 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* CenturyLink acquired Qwest on 4/1/11.
** LRG estimate does not include wireless subscribers
*** Windstream no longer reports the number of non-residential subscribers

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