DIRECTV leads Ecuador's pay TV market in 2Q 2014

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 
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QUITO — Ecuador’s Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUPERTEL) has released pay TV statistics for the top 10 pay TV operators in the country to the end of June 2014. These operators cover 80% of the market.

DIRECTV’s satellite service was the leader with a share of 35% (391 thousand subscribers). CAN TV was second with a share of 20% (217 thousand subscribers).

DIRECTV, CNT TV, Sistema TV Cable, SATELCOM, CABLEUNION, TV NET, UNIVISA, PUERTO CABLE, CLARO TV

Operator                    2013 1Q  2013 2Q  2013 3Q  2013 4Q  2014 1Q  2014 2Q
                            -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
1 DIRECTV                   288,780  304,686  317,012  325,485  377,767  390,812
2 CNT TV                     44,794   92,265  114,268  142,731  179,379  216,534
3 SISTEMA TV CABLE (Quito)   62,219   70,786   72,818   73,289   73,273   73,163
4 SATELCOM (Guayaquil)       54,158   62,323   65,838   65,073   66,021   67,274
5 CABLEUNION (Quito)         29,522   28,830   30,013   31,423   32,044   33,052
6 TV NET (Guayaquil)         22,612   24,124   24,744   24,966   24,185   24,114
7 UNIVISA (Quito)            19,627   27,428   27,229   26,378   25,337   23,601
8 PUERTO CABLE (Machala)     10,217   10,586   10,586   16,044   16,044   16,044
9 UNIVISA (Guayaquil)        13,602   21,608   21,631   20,392   20,392   13,630
10 CLARO TV                       -        -        -    5,068   15,968   13,415