Cabovisao subs loss slows

The Portugese cableco lost 1,302 basic cable subscribers in the six months to February 2010, compared to 19,943 in 2009. Announcing second quarter and half-year results, Canadian parent Cogeco said net additions amounted to 21,508 RGUs and 48,121 RGUs, respectively, compared to 12,833 RGUs and 84 RGUs for the same periods of the previous year. Digital customers grew by 12,189 in the second quarter to reach 131,056 out of 267,353 homes connected.