German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland expects strong growth of the pay-TV markets in Germany and Austria.
Internet and telephony remained the main growth drivers for Swiss cable operators in Q3 2015 while the number of TV customers continued to decline.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has increased its number of subscribers in Q1 2015/16 (July 1-September 30, 2014) by 94,000 to a total of 4.37 million.
After its extremely successful development in North America, Netflix has made efforts to try and spread the same enthusiasm for its subscription-based video streaming services across Europe since early 2012.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland faced declining customer additions, lower ARPU and increased loss in Q4 2014/15.
The turnover of pay-TV and video-on-demand operators in Germany has grown by 8% to €2.22 billion in 2014 compared with last year (2013: €2.05 billion).
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland has won 214,000 new subscribers in the last three months of 2014 – the strongest customer growth in the company’s history.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has won 82,000 new subscribers in Q2 2014 – considerably more than in Q2 2013 (48,000) -, but ended up deeper in the red.
The turnover of the pay-TV and video-on-demand (VOD) providers in Germany has exceeded the €2 billion mark in 2013 for the first time.
Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom has gained 52,000 new customers for its IPTV platform Swisscom TV in Q1 2014, corresponding with a growth by 22.3% within 12 months to a total of 1.05 million customers (March 31, 2013: 860,000 customers).