Top US Pay TV operators drop 4.7 million subs in year to date

The top pay TV operators in the US lost more than 850,000 subscribers in the recent quarter. According to figures from informitv, the top 10 operators collectively lost 862,800 TV subscribers in Q3, taking total losses in 2020 so far to 4.72 million. Of those top 10, eight lost subscribers, though Q3 fared better than […]

Cord-cutting hits Europe as global pay TV numbers slide

Cord-cutting has begun to hit Europe, with the EMEA region contributing losses of 660,000 pay TV subscribers to an overall global decline of over two million in Q3 2019, according to the latest Multiscreen Index for Informitv. According to the report, pay TV services providers globally lost 2.09 million subscribers in the quarter. While the […]

Informitv’s global total TV subscribers dips for the first time

The total number of TV subscribers to the top 100 services globally fell for the first time during the third quarter of last year, according to the latest version of Informitv’s Multiscreen Index. According to Informitv, subscribers to the top 100 fell by 0.11 million in the quartrer, down by 0.02%. only 43 of the […]

Multiscreen Index shows cable subs falling ‘for first time’

The latest edition of Informitv’s quarterly Multiscreen Index (MI) suggests business at traditional pay TV players is slowing down. For the second quarter of 2018, MI reported, “the second smallest rise so far in television subscribers among the 100 leading services in the index. “Subscriber numbers rose by 0.6% in the second quarter of 2018 (which equates to 2.69 million), […]

US pay TV subscriber losses mount

The top 10 US pay TV providers recorded a total net loss of over 358,000 subscribers in the second quarter, with gains for OTT TV options DirecTV Now and Sling TV only partially offsetting losses from their parent companies and the cable operators, according to Informitv’s latest Multiscreen Index. According to the latest edition of […]

Asia Pacific drives down TV subscriber numbers in Q1

An apparent slide in numbers in the Asia Pacific region drove down the overall TV service subscriber total in Informitv’s Multiscreen Index for the first quarter, with fewer than half the services covered globally reporting subscriber gains. According to the Multiscreen Index, the cable, satellite, telco and online services covered recorded a loss of five […]

US top 10 TV providers lost 200k subs in Q1

The top 10 TV service providers in the US lost over 200,000 customers between them in Q1 2018, according to Informitv’s Multiscreen Index. According to the research outfit, there were 373,000 fewer satellite subscribers and 245,000 fewer cable TV customers among the top 10 US providers at the end of the quarter. Over the same […]

Pay TV still seeing growth, driven by Asia Pacific

Pay TV operators globally are still seeing growth, the subscriber additions for the last quarter of 2017 exceeding growth for the same period the previous year, according to Informitv’s Multiscreen Index. The 100 leading television services in the Informitv Multiscreen Index added a total of 4.33 million television subscribers in the last quarter of 2017, […]

Multiscreen TV operators continue to grow despite US reverses

The world’s leading multiscreen TV service providers grew their subscriber bases by just under 1%, or 4.03 million new homes in the fourth quarter of 2016, with leading US operators posting losses of about 50,000 overall, according to Informitv’s Multiscreen Index. The index, which measures the performance of 100 leading service providers worldwide, said that […]

Top US pay TV operators lose 663,000 subs in Q2

The 10 leading pay TV services in the US lost 663,000 subscribers between them in the second quarter of 2016, according to Informitv’s Multiscreen Index report. AT&T, the largest pay TV group in the Index saw its satellite subsidiary DirecTV gain 342,000 television customers in the US, while its U-verse telco television service lost 391,000. […]