Solid IPTV growth helped boost Russia’s pay TV market last year, with an increase of IPTV customers in the order of over 20% lifed the total number of IPTV customers to over 5.52 million, according to research by TMT-Consulting.
While IPTV growth accelerated, growth in satellite TV customers was half that of 2014, according to the group. Overall ,the Russian pay TV base grew by 3.7% to 39.4 million, according to the report.
Rostelecom accounted for most of the growth in IPTV subscribers, thanks in part to its extension of the availability of high-speed internet services to communities in rural areas. Cable subscribers declined by 1.5%, according to TMT-Consulting.
Overall, cable accounted for 46% of Russia’ spay TV homes at the end of last year, compared with 40% for satellite and 14% for IPTV.
ICYMI: Former Virgin Media MD Pat Kiely launches Dublin-based prodco digitaltveurope.com/2021/03/01/for… https://t.co/zVGoQvZvwS
01 March 2021 @ 21:00:00 UTC
ICYMI: APAC pay TV revenues to fall by US$1 billion over next five years digitaltveurope.com/2021/03/01/apa… https://t.co/DVtBERM187
01 March 2021 @ 20:00:01 UTC
ICYMI: North American OTT market to double in revenue by 2026 digitaltveurope.com/2021/03/01/nor… https://t.co/uwCF2fmpwZ
01 March 2021 @ 19:00:02 UTC
ATSC gives Recommended Practice status to Immersion Corporation’s haptics proposal digitaltveurope.com/2021/03/01/ats… https://t.co/OtcNEq3DIy
01 March 2021 @ 17:00:02 UTC