Revenues in Moldova’s pay-TV market amounted to MDL79 million (€3.66 million) in the first six months of this year, or 4.6% more than in the same period in 2016.
Over half of fixed-line internet subscribers in Moldova now subscribe to services with download speeds of at least 30Mbps.
Romania’s National Audiovisual Council (CNA) will decide at its next meeting if a Moldovan channel that shows programming from the Russian state broadcaster RTR (VGRTK) can be distributed in the country.
The Moldovan incumbent Moldtelecom has added the Romanian documentary channel Cinethonix to its IPTV channel offer.
Moldova ended the first quarter with 267,230 pay-TV subscribers, or 3,600 fewer than in the corresponding period last year.
Moldova’s pay-TV market declined for the third year in a row in 2016.
Moldova’s Ministry of Information Technology and Communications has submitted a report to the government on the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting.
Moldova’s fixed internet access market grew by 2.6% in the first nine months of this year to 548,000 subscribers.
Moldova has launched its first DTT service, offering eight TV channels to 80% of the population.
The Moldovan incumbent Moldtelecom is making a number of changes to its IPTV offer this month.