Forthnet ended the second quarter with 499,092 pay-TV subscribers in Greece and Cyprus, down 0.9% on the same period last year.
Forthnet’s pay-TV subscriber total remained almost unchanged in 2018, with the company ending the year with 477,641 in Greece and Cyprus, or 0.1% fewer than a year earlier.
Forthnet ended the first half of this year with 463,114 pay-TV subscribers, or 2.7% fewer than in the same period last year.
Greece’s Nova, which is operated by Forthnet, has renewed its long-term agreement with HBO.
Greece’s Forthnet saw its pay-TV subscriber base shrink by 5.2% in 2017, ending the year on 416,759.
Greece’s Wind Hellas has signed an agreement with Forthnet that provides it with wholesale access to Nova sports channels.
Greece’s Novasports channels have secured carriage on Vodafone’s IPTV platform.
Greece’s Forthnet has deployed Zenterio OS on set-top boxes (STBs) for its pay-TV service.
The Greek telco Wind Hellas is looking into a possibility of reaching an agreement with Forthnet, the operator of the pay-TV platform Nova.
The Greek pay-TV market has suffered a rare loss in subscriber numbers, with 15,000 fewer customers at the end of the first half than six months earlier.