3.7 million pay TV subscribers for Colombia

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 

Colombia’s Comisión Nacional de Televisión (CNTV) has published pay TV subscriber figures for the country up to September 2011.

The total number of subscribers grew from 3.4 million at the end of September 2010, to over 3.7 million at the end of September 2011, a year-on-year growth rate of 10%.

Pay TV subscribers in Colombia:

                                                2010                             2011  Sep. '11 Share
                                --------------------  -------------------------------  --------------
                                September   December      March       June  September     Mkt   Total
                                ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ------  ------
Municipal Operators               130,862    129,658    127,742    129,446    128,034   97.3%    3.4%
                              
National                        2,740,347  2,805,935  2,815,525  2,873,347  2,962,042  100.0%   79.2%
 Telmex Hogar                   1,712,826  1,719,643  1,717,828  1,742,752  1,779,903   60.1%   47.6%
 UNE-EPM Telecomunicaciones       880,986    912,762    912,153    940,300    978,371   33.0%   26.1%
 Global TV (Cablevista)           128,260    154,983    167,005    171,496    185,640    6.3%    5.0%
 Supercable Telecomunicaciones     18,275     18,547     18,539     18,799     18,128    0.6%    0.5%
                             
Satellite                         528,381    574,207    581,679    609,924    651,431  100.0%   17.4%
 DIRECTV Colombia                 345,364    370,490    375,073    389,587    408,404   62.7%   10.9%
 Colombia Telecomunicaciones      183,017    203,717    206,606    220,337    243,027   37.3%    6.5%
                                ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ------  ------
      TOTAL                     3,399,590  3,509,800  3,495,450  3,566,871  3,741,507          100.0%