Pay-TV customer in France numbered 10.4 million at the end of 2008, according to figures released by media regulator the CSA.
According to the CSA, 41% of Frances 25.5 million TV homes took pay services at that date, with satellite accounting for 3.8 million, ADSL accounting for 3.7 million, cable for 2.6 million and digital-terrestrial for a further 300,000. Pay-TV ad revenues fell by 5% to Â172m, while subscriptions grew by 6% top Â705.4m.
The number of pay channels in France numbered 116, up from 107 in 2007. Fourteen new services were licensed in 2009. The pay-TV sector produced revenues of Â1.219bn in 2008, up 8% year-on-year, representing 15% of all TV revenues, with the launch of sports services including Orange Sport and Ma ChaÃ®ne Sport contributing to the increase.
Separately, the CSA has issued a warning to satellite operator Eutelsat over broadcasts by the Palestinian Al Aqsa channel on March 9 and May 14 and 15. According to the CSA, the broadcasts included incitation to hatred or violence on the grounds of race, religion or nationality.
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23 October 2020 @ 09:29:38 UTC