Tracking the major satellite pay TV operators in Europe and benchmarking their performance in the final quarter of 2012 it is evident that a number of markets remain extremely challenging for pay TV overall. While on a region basis, satellite pay TV and pay TV as a whole continues to grow (with the exception of Scandinavia were cord-cutting now seems evident), there were marked declines in several countries. On-going economic woes and the strength of DTT in some markets all had an impact.
Tables and charts included:
- European satellite subscribers (main operators);Quarterly subscriber growth (operators over 3m subscribers);Quarterly subscriber growth (operators under 3m subscribers);European HD pay household development;HDTV subscribers by operator (main operators);HDTV penetration of total subscriber base (main operators);Quarterly OPEX trend (main operators);Quarterly revenue development (main operators);EBITDA Q4 2012 and Change (against a year earlier);ARPU trend (Monthly);BSkyB: key metrics;UK: quarterly subscriber trend;UK: HDTV development;Canal Satellite: key metrics;France: quarterly subscriber trend;France: HDTV development;Sky Italia: key metrics;Italy: quarterly subscriber trend;Italy: HDTV development;Sky Deutschland: key metrics;Germany: quarterly subscriber trend;Germany: HDTV development;Spain: quarterly subscriber trend;Spain: HDTV development;Zon Multimedia: key metrics;Portugal: quarterly subscriber trend;Portugal: HDTV development;Cyfrowy Polsat: key metrics;Poland: quarterly subscriber trend;Poland: HDTV development;Viasat: key metrics;Scandinavia: quarterly subscriber trend;Scandinavia: HDTV development;European pay satellite trends;European cable subscriber trends;European IPTV subscriber trends
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Research Director, Television Media
Maria Rua Aguete is a Research Director, Television with IHS. She has more than 15 years research experience covering the global television markets. Maria leads the Television and Service Providers Research team and she has participated in a number of reports including the annual European Cable Yearbook.