The top ten pay-television services in the US gained a total of 54,800 digital TV subscribers in the first quarter, an improvement on the loss of 232,100 over the previous three quarters, according to informitvís Multiscreen Index.

Six of the top ten services reported a net increase in subscribers in the quarter. Verizon made the greatest gains, adding 90,000 FiOS video customers, with AT&T adding 49,000 U verse video subscribers. DirecTV added 60,000 subscribers, while Dish Network lost 134,000. Comcast lost 8,000 television customers, removing a small gain from the previous quarter. Time Warner Cable added 30,000 television subscribers, ending a long run of consecutive quarterly customer losses. Charter and Cablevision lost 7,000 and 28,000 television customers respectively but Mediacom and Suddenlink reported marginal subscriber gains.

Between them, the top ten services account for 87.67 million homes in the US, an increase of 1.32 million over three years.