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BROADCAST STATIONS

<p> <span class="small" id="d9e13-4-small"><br> <strong id="d9e14-4-b">Service</strong><br> </span> </p><p> <span class="small" id="d9e19-9-small"><br> <strong id="d9e20-9-b">Total</strong><br> </span> </p>



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

<p> <span class="small" id="d9e218-173-small">Total systems</span> </p><p> <span class="small" id="d9e223-177-small">11,600</span> </p>



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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