IPTV drives pay-TV growth in Moldova
Pay-TV revenues in Moldova had been 3.1% larger inside the first quarter than within the an identical interval remaining yr.
In response to the regulator ANRCETI, they amounted to MDL47 million (€2.18 million), whereas on the an identical time the number of subscribers elevated by 0.6% over the yr to spherical 363,000.
ANRCETI notes that IPTV was the precept growth driver, with revenues inside the sector rising by 13.6% to MDL34.8 million.
Within the meantime, cable revenues fell by MDL18.4% to MDL12.2 million.
Consequently, ARPU for pay-TV firms fell by 2.8% to MDL43.3.
The IPTV subscriber base elevated by 2.1% to 215,000, whereas that for cable TV fell by 1.6% to spherical 148,000.
Pay-TV penetration per 100 households elevated by 0.2 pp to 41.2% as compared with the highest of 2020.
Digital subscriptions accounted for 80.7% of the complete as of the highest of Q1.
In turnover phrases, Moldtelecom had the perfect share in Q1 (35.1%), adopted by TV Subject (34.8%) and Orange Moldova (5.6%), with totally different suppliers having a combined full of 24.5%.