|The number of Pay TV subscribers has reached 9.9 million nationwide by the end of last month. — Photo vtv
HA NOI (VNS) — The number of Pay TV subscribers has reached 9.9 million nationwide by the end of last month, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications's report.
This is said to be impressive growth as the number was just six million by the end of 2014.
Cable television includes 5.99 million analog subscribers and 778,000 DVB-C, Docsis subscribers.
Digital terrestrial television (DTT) has 300,000 subscribers.
The total revenue in the television sector hit nearly VND9.2 trillion (US$423.2 million). Total human resources in the Pay TV sector are 9,449.
Pay TV enterprises had to compete fiercely with various promotions to attract subscribers.
Reports from the ministry showed that there are 181 broadcast and television channels nationwide. Meanwhile, there are 40 licensed foreign channels, 33 channels less since the Government's Decision released in 2011 on the regulation of pay TV. — VNS