Digital cable


German cable operators launch analogue switch-off initiative

Germany’s top cable operators and broadcasters have launched an initiative called Digital Cable (Digitales Kabel) to accompany the final phase of the country’s migration from analogue to digital. Operators Telekom Deutschland, PΫUR and Vodafone and broadcasters ARD, RTL and ProSiebenSat.1 Media have come together to launch a project office for the analogue switch-off. They also receive the […]

Pay TV subscriber numbers grow 35% between 2010-2016

The global number of pay TV subscribers climbed by 35% between 2010 and 2016, taking the figure to 969 million at the end of last year, according to Digital TV Research. The new report estimates that operators added 254 million pay TV subscribers across 138 countries between 2010-2016, with customer growth in digital cable TV […]

Digital TV to reach 97.9% of homes by 2020

Global digital TV penetration will reach 97.9% of TV households by the end of 2020, up from an anticipated 67.7% at the end of this year, according to a new report by Digital TV Research.  The stats, which are based on forecasts for 138 countries, claim that the number of digital TV homes will reach […]