Advanced Television

Taiwan cable nears 5m subs

May 20, 2013

By Chris Forrester

Some 60.7 per cent of Taiwanese homes are viewing cable TV, which translates into 4.97 million subscribers, says the country’s National Communications Commission.

Taiwan has 5 major MSOs and 27 independent cable operators. The five MSOs look after a combined market share of 72.8 per cent of homes.

China Network Systems is the largest player in the market (as at March 31st) with 1.089 million, a 21.88 per cent market share. Second-largest operator is Kbro with 1.04 million subs (a 20.93 per cent share).

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