This, according to the latest data published by the regulator CMT, was the lowest total since 2007.
D.T.S. Distribuidora de TV digital (Canal+), the leading provider of pay services, ended Q2 with 1,646,172 subscribers, compared to 1,744,885 a year earlier.
Second place Ono’s total of 829,999 total meanwhile contrasted with that of 906,475 a year earlier.
The same applied to third placed Telefónica (630,324 v 789,009) and all the other providers, which in descending order were Gol TV, TeleCable, Euskatel, R and Orange.
Revenues from pay-TV services are more volatile. They amounted to €425.82 million in Q2, down from €440.77 million three month earlier but higher than the €419.53 million posted in the corresponding period last year.
D.T.S. Distribuidora de TV digital claimed the highest total (€292.41 million million), followed by Telefónica (€56.37 million).