651,000 pay TV subscribers for Ecuador at end-January 2013

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 
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Ecuador’s Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUPERTEL) has released pay TV statistics for the country at the end of January 2013. There were 650,870 subscribers in the Republic at that date.

Transmission         Number of    Number of
system               operators  subscribers
-------------------  ---------  -----------
Satellite                    2      277,182
  DIRECTV                           232,388
  CNT TV                             44,794
Terrestrial                 21       50,581
  Univisa                            38,825
Cable                      248      323,107
  Satelcom                           85,162
  Tevecable                          71,700
  Cableunion                         29,979

  TOTAL                    271      650,870

Number of subscribers (SUPERTEL historic statistics):

              4Q 2012  3Q 2012  2Q 2012  1Q 2012
              -------  -------  -------  -------
Satellite     129,502   90,955   93,193   90,955
  DIRECTV     101,540   90,955   93,193   90,955
  CNT-TV       27,962        -        -        -
Terrestrial    50,768   47,597   48,361   51,467
Cable         320,623  315,417  313,060  290,887

  TOTAL       500,893  453,969  454,614  433,309