Satellite, cable or IPTV in 75% of French homes

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 
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Mediametrie has released results from its Médiamat’Thématik survey of the French television market. According to the survey, out of a total of 59.093 million TV households in the country, 44.099 million (74.6%) receive their TV service via satellite, cable or over DSL.

IPTV has the largest share with 29.578 million customers, followed by satellite with 16.159 million. Cable TV makes up the remainder at 4.959 million.

Out of the total, 12.622 million take a pay TV service, with 9.332 million subscribing to Canalsat either via satellite or over ADSL, and 3.372 million subscribing to cable (either analogue or digital).

The survey took place between September 1, 2014 and February 15, 2015 and covered 8,866 people aged 4 and above living in 3,635 households.