Paraguay adds 59,000 pay TV subscribers in 1H 2014

Monday, February 16th, 2015 
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Paraguay’s telecoms services regulator (Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones – CONATEL) has released telecommunications statistics for the country for the first half of 2014.

Paraguay ended the half with 405 thousand pay TV subscribers, up from 293 thousand at the end of June 2013. Cable and UHF was the largest sector with 257 thousand subscribers. Satellite was second with 146 thousand. IPTV (provided by Copaco) is growing rapidly but from a low base.

Subscribers

                                                     2013              2014
                       ----------------------------------  ----------------
                            Q1       Q2       Q3       Q4       Q1       Q2
                       -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
Satellite               66,859   82,803   95,722  113,939  132,341  145,964
IPTV                       497      601    1,176    1,362    1,676    1,937
Cable TV and UHF TV    194,372  209,461  222,424  231,485  248,275  257,445
                       -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
TOTAL                  261,728  292,865  319,322  346,786  382,292  405,346