Pay TV household penetration reaches 50% in Venezuela

Friday, May 3rd, 2013 
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According to preliminary statistics published by its Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL), pay TV subscriptions in Venezuela at the end of March 2013 were 3.61 million, up from 2.89 million at the end of the first quarter of 2012 – an increase of 25%.

Household penetration reached 49.97%.

                            Quarterly      Y-o-Y    Household
Year  Quarter  Subscribers  Additions  Additions  Penetration
----  -------  -----------  ---------  ---------  -----------
2011        I    2,611,476     60,646    185,992       37.38%
           II    2,615,122      3,646    158,996       37.51%
          III    2,684,731     69,609    197,864       38.08%
           IV    2,798,577    113,846    247,747       39.53%
2012        I    2,886,323     87,746    274,847       40.62%
           II    2,991,270    104,947    376,148       41.94%
          III    3,117,580    126,310    432,849       43.55%
           IV    3,397,937    280,357    599,360       47.29%
2013        I    3,607,868    209,931    721,545       49.97%

Source: CONATEL