Platform n posts strong growth

By Chris Dziadul

January 6, 2010 08.28 UK

The Polish new generation DTH platform n ended 2009 on a high note, securing 80,000 new subscribers in December alone to bring the year-end total to 697,000.

In the year as a whole, it acquired an additional 300,000 new subscribers.

Its sister pre-pay service TNK meanwhile secured 101,000 new customers in December and 348,000 in the year as a whole, ending 2009 with 440,000.

Both platforms are owned by TVN, whose other broadcast interests include a national commercial station of the same name and a portfolio of thematic channels, the most popular of which is the news-based TVN24.