Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom saw its TV numbers flatline year-on-year at the end of the first quarter, with a rise in satellite subscribers failing to offset a decline in the IPTV base.
The operator reported 367,000 residential TV subscribers in total, down 0.9% on the previous year. IPTV numbers slid by 3.3% over the year to end March at 306,000. T-Hrvatski Telekom did however see solid growth in satellite TV numbers, up 17.6% to 57,000. Cable subscribers remained flat at 6,000.
The Croatian pay TV market as a whole saw growth in the fourth quarter of last year of 5.6% year-on-year, ending 2014 with a total of 743,141 subscribers.