Top 50 operators take two-thirds of pay-TV subs in 2016

Monday 10 July 2017 | 15:02 CET | News
The top 50 operators accounted for two-thirds of the world's pay-TV subscribers by end-2016, according to a study by Digital TV Research. Pay-TV subscriptions for 522 operators reached 839 million in 2016, or 87 percent of the 959 million global subscribers. At that time, 15 operators had more than 10 million paying subscribers. China Radio & TV is by far the world's largest pay-TV operator, researchers said. Government policy to consolidate cable TV means that China Radio & TV quickly became the world's largest pay-TV operator, with 227 million subs by end-2016, more than the next 11

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