Colombia ends 2009 with 3.2 million pay TV subscribers

Friday, January 29th, 2010 

Colombia’s Comisión Nacional de Televisión (CNTV) has published pay TV subscriber figures for the country for 2009. In the fourth quarter both UNE-EPM Telecomunicaciones and DIRECTV Colombia increased their market share.

Pay TV subscribers in Colombia:

                                              September 2009         December 2009
                                        --------------------  --------------------
    Operator                            Subscribers    Share  Subscribers    Share
                                        -----------  -------  -----------  -------
1   Telmex Hogar                          1,704,886   54.64%    1,693,714   52.89%
2   UNE-EPM Telecomunicaciones S.A.         739,260   23.69%      802,408   25.06%
3   DIRECTV Colombia (DTH)                  214,830    6.89%      248,080    7.75%
4   Cable Unión de occidente S.A.           149,033    4.78%      151,141    4.72%
5   Colombia Telecomunicaciones (DTH)       132,808    4.26%      123,957    3.87%
6   Cable Bello Televisión Ltda.             39,241    1.26%       36,318    1.13%
7   Cablevista S.A.                          24,992    0.80%       28,321    0.88%
8   HV Televisión Ltda.                      18,493    0.59%       18,833    0.59%
9   Supercable Telecomunicaciones S.A.       19,558    0.63%       17,581    0.55%
10  Codisert Ltda.                            8,881    0.28%        9,836    0.31%
    Others                                   68,001    2.18%       72.154    2.25%
                                        -----------  -------  -----------  -------
      TOTAL                               3,119,983  100.00%    3,202,343  100.00%

More: CNTV Statistics