Cable & Telecom

Global pay-TV subs up 6%, says In-Stat

DESPITE A DECREASE in pay-TV subscribers in the U.S., the worldwide number of consumers opting for pay-TV content increased by 6% in 2010, according to a new report from In-Stat.Growth in China, Western Europe and Brazil helped to fuel the increase, the report 4Q10 PayTV Subscribers Database continues.  It also predicts that total global pay-TV subscribers will approach 1.4 billion by 2014.“Nearly every region showed gains or held their own in 2010,” said industry analyst Stephanie Pickering, in the report’s press release. “However, cable providers were impacted, to at least some degree, by a migration to satellite and/or IPTV in virtually...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.