Television subscriptions increase

The 100 leading pay-television services in the informitv Multiscreen Index gained almost four million subscribers in the second quarter of 2015. The total number of subscribers rose by 3.94 million or just over 1% in the quarter. 54 of the 100 services in the index reported net subscriber gains, although many of these were marginal.

Operators in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region reported the greatest gains, adding 2.35 million digital television subscribers. While most of the leading service providers in the United States lost subscribers, there was an overall increase across North, Central and South America of 0.23 million.