Moscow?s pay TV outstrips broadband market as subscribers tap multiple TV operators

Moscow?s pay TV outstrips broadband market as subscribers tap multiple TV operatorsMoscow?s pay TV market grew to 5.3 million subscribers in the first half of this year, exceeding by 700,000 the total number of apartments and private houses in the Russian capital.

Moscow?s pay TV market grew to 5.3 million subscribers in the first half of this year, exceeding by 700,000 the total number of apartments and private houses in the Russian capital. iKS-Consulting, a consulting and research company specializing in the telecom market in Russia and the CIS, shared these key results of its yet-unpublished study with the business daily Vedomosti. The findings were reported for English-speaking audiences by East-West Digital News, the international resource on Russian digital industries. They suggest that more than 1 million Moscow households were subscribers to two or even more pay TV operators during this period. The researchers observed that on a quarter-on-quarter basis, between March and June the multiple-operator subscriber base increased by almost 1...