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BY THE NUMBERS

7/16/2000 08:00:00 PM Eastern


BROADCAST STATIONS


Service

Total

Commercial AM

4,724

Commercial FM

5,591

Educational FM

1,961


Total Radio


12,276

VHF LPTV

559

UHF LPTV

1,515


Total LPTV


2,074

FM translators & boosters

2,928

VHF translators

2,248

UHF translators

2,752


Total Translators


7,928

Commercial VHF TV

558

Commercial UHF TV

651

Educational VHF TV

125

Educational UHF TV

242


Total TV


12,276


CABLE

Total systems 11,600

Basic subscribers

64,800,000

Homes passed

93,790,000

Basic penetration*

66.1%

*Based on TV household universe of 98 million
Sources:FCC, Nielsen, Paul Kagan Associates
graphic by Broadcasting & Cable

 

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