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US pay-TV subs down 612,000 in Q1

Monday 17 July 2017 | 10:56 CET | News
The US pay-TV subscriber base declined by 612,000 to 100.3 million in the first quarter of 2017, a fall of 0.61 percent compared to the previous quarter, according to the latest report from Dataxis. Although cable subscribers remained flat at 58.4 million, DTH subscribers were down 1.32 percent to 33.2 million while IPTV declined by 3.1 percent to 6.3 million at the end of March. The report added that linear OTT pay-TV services continued to grow, by 6.0 percent compared to the previous quarter, to 2.4 million subscribers.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Comcast / DirecTV
Countries: United States
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