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10 December, 2022

PAY TV SERVICES PROVIDED VIA IPTV TECHNOLOGY INCREASINGLY IN DEMAND IN 2020

According to statistical data, aggregated by the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI), the market for television services (TV) provided by IPTV technology showed significant increases in the previous year. The number of subscribers of IPTV services increased compared to 2019, by 16.7%, up to 210.7 thousand, and the volume of revenues from these services increased by 45.2%, reaching 129.6 million lei. At the same time, the total number of subscribers of pay TV services (via cable and IPTV networks) increased by 7.6% and reached 360.9 thousand. The penetration rate of pay TV services, per 100 households, increased by 3.5 pp. and reached 41%.

According to the data presented to ANRCETI, 58.4% of the total number of subscribers used IPTV networks, and 41.6% - cable TV networks. The share of subscribers to digital TV increased by 7.3 pp. and reached 78.9%, and the rest were analog TV subscribers.

The same statistics show that the volume of sales from pay TV services increased, compared to 2019, by 18% up to 184.7 million lei. The average monthly revenue per subscriber (ARPU) increased by 12.9% up to 44.2 lei.

During the reporting period, the market shares of the pay TV service providers, by revenues, were as follows: Moldtelecom - 35%, TV BOX - 32%, Orange Moldova - 6%, the cumulative share of the other providers - 27%.

April 14, 2021 

Changed: 18/06/2021