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UPC/Liberty Global, BSkyB lead European pay-TV market

Wednesday 5 September 2012 | 14:47 CET | News
UPC/Liberty Global will remain Europe's largest pay-TV operator over the next five years, despite expected increased churn at cable operators, according to a report by Digital TV Research. Liberty Global is expected to fall to 14.5 million customers in 2017, from 15.1 million in 2011. BSkyB, the second-largest European operator in 2011 with 10.5 million customers, will grow to an estimated 11.7 million subscribers in 2017, but drop to third place, behind Russia's Tricolor TV. The researchers estimate that around a third of the 95 operators covered in the report will see a drop in subscriber

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BSkyB / Kabel Deutschland / Liberty Global / UPC
Countries: Europe
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