Satellite gaining on cable

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Cable is pulling down more dollars for fewer customers, while satellite services continue on cable’s tail, gaining revenues and customers by leaps and bounds, according to a new report from Canada’s broadcast regulator.

Between 1998 and 2002, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission found that cable subscription revenues climbed by 32.1% to $3.4 billion, and cable revenues, which include high speed Internet, climbed 41.1% to $3.9 billion. The number of basic cable subscribers fell 3.2% to seven million in that time.

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