Pay-TV Subscriptions Increase Globally

The 100 top pay-TV services in the informitv Multiscreen Index gained nearly 4 million subscribers in the second quarter of 2015, with operators in Europe, the Middle East and Africa reporting the greatest gains.

Operators in EMEA added 2.35 million digital subscribers. Despite declines in the U.S., there was an overall increase across North, Central and South America of 230,000.

Cable companies added the most subs in the period, with 1.82 million additions worldwide; satellite and telco services each added around 1 million.