Iñaki Ferreras ©RapidTVNews | 31-08-2011

Brazil is predicted to have some 12 million DTH subscribers by 2016.

The Brazilian pay-TV market is currently experiencing rapid growth with a penetration of 35% of total homes, meaning 22.2 million clients by 2016 compared to 9.77 million registered at the end of 2010, according to Digital TV Research consulting.

In addition, within five years, households with DTH are expected to grow to 11.8 million, double the current number. This represents a penetration of 18.8% of homes, and DTH revenues are expected to reach $6.6 billion, up by $3 billion.