This, according to the regulator ANCOM, was up from 5.87 million (+2.7%) at the end of last year.
However, the number of DTH and IPTV homes fell by 9.2% and 3.3% over the same period, to 1.63 million and 120,000 respectively.
As a result, the total number of pay-TV homes stood at 7.79 million at the end of June, 0.1% less than the 7.8 million posted at the end of 2020.
Cable TV penetration per 100 households stood at 80.6% at the end of Q2, up from 78.5% at the end of 2020, while the figures for DTH and IPTV were 21.8% (24.1% in Q4 2020) and 1.7% (unchanged) respectively.
In terms of pay-TV subscriber market share, RCS&RDS claimed top spot in Q2 with 63.3%, up from 60.4% in Q4 2020.
It was followed by Telekom with 13.7% (15%), Vodafone 11.3% (11.5%) and others 11.7% (13.1%).