Russian pay TV market grows 13% in 2013

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 
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According to iKS-Consulting the Russian pay TV market grew 13% in 2013 to 52 billion roubles (US$1.5bn). The number of subscribers reached 33.6 million up 9% year-on-year, giving a penetration of 60%. This is expected to reach 73% in 2018.

During 2013, cable TV subscribers were static at 17.3 million, whereas DTH subscribers grew by 19% to 12.9 million and IPTV ended the year with 3.4 million subscribers – an increase of 25%.