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Comcast adds 315,000 Internet customers in third quarter
Comcast adds 315,000 Internet customers in third quarter

Comcast Corp. delivered strong third-quarter earnings by adding 315,000 high-speed Internet service customers -- surpassing analysts' estimates for subscriber growth during the period. The Philadelphia cable giant also shed fewer cable TV subscribers when compared to recent years. The company lost 81,000 video subscribers during the July through September quarter. Wall Street closely monitors subscriber trends to gauge the overall health of the company -- and the entire pay-TV industry.  Comcast already is the nation's largest cable operator. It is awaiting government approval of its $45-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, which would give Comcast nearly 30 million...

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