The Swiss cable operators have won 58,300 new telephony and 3,400 new interneht customers in the past 12 months.
More than half of TV customers (50.1%) have also opted for internet access from their TV provider – a growth by 2.6%, according to cable industry association Suissedigital.
In total, the cable networks served 2.43 million households with digital TV (-4.9%), 1.22 million with internet (+0.3%) and 807,000 with mobile and fixed-line telephony (+7.8%). 90,000 of them were mobile and 717,000 fixed-line customers.
While TV cable companies lost TV subscribers, competitor Swisscom continued to gain new customers for its IPTV platform Swisscom TV: The customer figure grew by 12.9% to 1.44 million. In Q3 2016, 40,000 new subscribers were added.