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Canal Plus adds subs

French pay TV provider Canal Plus had revenues of €3.364 billion for the nine months to the end of September, up 2.9 per cent year-on-year, on the back of a…

KDG adds subs

Kabel Deutschland (KDG) added 127,300 digital premium pay TV subscribers in the year to September 30 for a total of 1,135,300. ARPU reached €13.08 for its fiscal second quarter, up…

Sky Deutschland ups subs

Sky Deutschland has added 45,000 new subscribers in Q3 to reach 2.52 million. However losses continue; turnover was E243.2 million with a loss of E89.3 million, down, at least from…

Sky Italia abuse on World Cup rights?

Sky Italia abuse on World Cup rights?

Italy’s Antitrust Authority is to launch an investigation to see if Sky Italia has abused its dominant position in the acquisition of rights to broadcast the 2010 and 2014 World…

Tribunal says REAL can have Sky

REAL Digital, the ‘alternative pay-TV provider’ which says it will launch a DTH service in January next year, has won a case before the UK Competition Appeals Tribunal meaning it…

Mediaset up on pay-TV

Mediaset Premium, Mediaset’s pay TV arm, grew sales by 61.4 per cent year-on-year to €342.5 million for the nine months to September.  It had 3.3 million subscribers compared to 2.9…

Digital + slows subs loss

Digital + slows subs loss

Reporting as a unit of media conglomerate Prisa for the first time, pay-TV operator Digital + played up the success of its PVR proposition, the increase in ARPU and a…

Research: Global pay-TV market served 692m subs in Q3

In Q3-2010, net subscriber addition in the global pay-TV market increased 2 per cent over Q2-2010 according to ABI Research’s pay-TV market data. “The global number of pay-TV subscribers reached…

Media chiefs “no cord cutting here”

Media chiefs “no cord cutting here”

Results conferences have given media conglomerate chiefs to respond to analyst fears that OTT services will see their subscription bases decline because of cord cutting. Time Warner did allow that…

Cable refers News Corp Sky bid

Cable refers News Corp Sky bid

Vince Cable, the UK Business Secretary, has issued an intervention notice on News Corp’s bid to acquire the 61 per cent of BSkyB shares that it does not already own.…