More than 770,000 Swiss households with digital cable TV

Thursday, February 17th, 2011 
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According to figures from Swisscable, the sectoral association for cable TV companies in Switzerland, the number of digital cable TV subscribers in the country grew by 29% in 2010 to reach around 770 thousand. 230,000 of those households were equipped for HDTV.

                                         31.12.2009  31.12.2010*            Change
                                        -----------  -----------  ----------------
Total number of cable TV connections      2,880,325    2,842,925   -37,400 (-1.3%)
 -- Digital television                      600,000      771,400  171,400 (+28.6%)
     -- HD                                       --      230,000                --
 -- Digital TV Penetration                     ~21%         ~27%               +6%

* Estimate based on a survey of the largest cable operators