UPC Polska catching up with Vectra in digital cable

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 
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According to Poland’s Chamber for Electronic Communication (Polska Izba Komunikacji Elektronicznej – PIKE), at the end of 2009, Vectra had the largest number of subscribers in Poland receiving digital cable TV, with a total of 240,000. UPC was second with 229,400.

                              Number of subscribers
                      -----------------------------
Operator                  Total   Analogue  Digital
--------              ---------  ---------  -------
UPC Polska            1,090,500    861,100  229,400
Vectra                  753,000    513,000  240,000
Multimedia Polska       673,000    559,000  106,000
ASTER                   380,000    380,000   83,000
TOYA                    160,000    160,000   30,000
INEA                    137,000    123,500   61,000
Stream Communications    82,800     65,600    8,600
Petrus                   46,000     34,000    5,500
Promax                   32,500     32,300    5,400
Sat Film                 25,000     23,000    2,000

Source: PIKE, data at December 31, 2009