Cable and other program distribution industry, financial and operating statistics

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Cable and other program distribution industry, financial and operating statistics
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  $ thousands
Total operating revenues 11,403,898 12,461,504 13,313,769 13,712,760 14,193,033
Operating revenues for cable television 9,195,374 10,059,597 10,763,735 11,200,750 11,702,648
Operating revenues for satellite and other wireless1 television 2,208,524 2,401,907 2,550,035 2,512,010 2,490,385
Total operating expenses 8,805,676 9,468,718 10,225,412 10,406,322 10,621,005
Operating expenses for cable television 6,667,415 7,230,112 7,849,921 8,282,488 8,569,646
Operating expenses for satellite and other wireless1 television 2,138,261 2,238,606 2,375,491 2,123,834 2,051,359
Total salaries and other staff benefits 1,808,705 1,938,967 2,059,393 2,210,069 2,162,390
Salaries and benefits for cable television 1,588,299 1,702,608 1,833,950 2,016,728 1,975,193
Salaries and benefits for satellite and other wireless1 television 220,405 236,359 225,443 193,341 187,197
  number
Number of employees (weekly average) 25,407 26,348 26,882 27,617 26,984
Number of employees for cable television 22,411 23,561 24,318 25,428 24,957
Number of employees for satellite and other wireless1 television 2,996 2,787 2,564 2,189 2,027
  thousands
Number of subscribers to television programming services 10,885.9 11,102.8 11,150.0 10,927.1 10,780.1
Number of subscribers to cable television 8,112.9 8,228.9 8,261.0 8,087.6 8,074.4
Number of subscribers to satellite and other wireless1 television 2,773.0 2,873.9 2,889.0 2,839.5 2,705.7
  thousands
Number of subscribers to digital cable television services2 4,742.4 5,448.9 6,020.5 6,326.6 6,504.3
Number of subscribers to Internet by cable 5,325.9 5,653.0 5,930.1 6,169.1 6,265.5

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