The number IPTV subscriptions in France has increased by 2.1 million over one year, to reach 11.4 million.
The Q1 2011 electronic communication market observatory report for published by telecom regulatory body Arcep, shows that almost 6 out of ten ADSL connections are coupled to a TV service. For the first three months of 2011, the revenues of electronic communication operators grew by 0.4 % to €11.2 billion.
TV services and attractive fees from fixed phones towards mobiles boosted operators’ revenues.
The number of subscribers to high-speed and very high-speed broadband internet reached 21.8 million at the end of the quarter, representing 7.5 % growth over one year. DSL access still represented 95 % of all high-speed broadband connections.
In all the number of very high-speed broadband passed the 500,000 mark to reach 516,000 subscribers. This includes 138,000 FFTH subs.