Cable TV subscribers in Switzerland drop 57,600 in 2013

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 
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According to figures from Swisscable, the sectoral association for cable TV companies in Switzerland, the number of cable TV subscribers in the country at the end of 2013 was 2.69 million, down 58 thousand or 2.1% over the year.

According to the association, cable TV remains the dominant platform with two-thirds of the Swiss TV market.

Cable TV subscribers:

31.12.2012  31.12.2013           Change
----------  ----------  ---------------
 2,750,700   2,692,400  -57,600 (-2.1%)

Switzerland TV Market Shares (end-2013):

Cable TV                       2,692,400   66%
Swisscom (IPTV)                1,000,000   24%
Satellite                        315,000    8%
Sunrise Communications (IPTV)     70,000   <2%
Digital Terrestrial               35,000   <1%