Satellite subscribers grow 25% in Croatia in 2012

Friday, March 1st, 2013 
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The Croatian Post and Electronic Communications Agency (Hrvatska agencija za poštu i elektroničke komunikacije – HAKOM) has reported communications market data for the country for the end of the fourth quarter of 2012.

Satellite TV was the fastest growing segment of the television market with subscriptions increasing by 25% over the year. IPTV remains the leading pay TV technology with more than 360,000 subscribers.

Television households:

                       4Q 2011  1Q 2012  2Q 2012  3Q 2012  4Q 2012  4Q12 v 3Q12  4Q12 v 4Q11
                       -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -----------  -----------
Cable                  146,950  147,737  145,484  144,608  145,373       +0.53%       -1.07%
IPTV                   355,254  346,035  352,647  355,869  366,974       +3.12%       +3.30%
Satellite               84,955  100,950  97,632   102,763  106,189       +3.33%      +24.99%
Digital terrestrial*   908,549  900,986  899,945  892,468  877,172       -1.71%       -3.45%

* The number of Digital terrestrial households = 1,535,635 (the number of households in the Republic of Croatia according to the 2011 census) – 2.6% (households without TV) – (number of Cable + IPTV + Satellite subscribers)