Top-10 CaTV groups based on subscribers
As shown in Fig. 1, the US-based CaTV provider Comcast clearly takes the lead with just over 24m CaTV subscriptions at September 2007. Time Warner, also operating in the US, places second having a customer base of around 13.3m susbcribers. Both companies had been experiencing annual decline in their subscriber bases for the past years until Adelphia customer acquisition in 2006.