Hungarian digital TV market grows
By Chris Dziadul
March 21, 2012 06.42 Europe/London

Hungary ended January with 1,676,860 subscribers to digital TV services, or around 19,000 more than a month earlier.

Data published by the regulator NMHH shows that at the end of January there were a total of 701,071 digital cable and IPTV subscribers, while the number receiving DTH and MMDS (Hello Digital) stood at 923,284.

UPC remained the leading provider of subscription TV services, with a market share of 25.9%, followed by Digi (23%), T-Home (22.6%) and Tarr (3.2%).

Its dominance was stronger in the wired broadcasting sector (27.2%), with its nearest competitors again T-Home (19.7%), Digi (15.7%) and Tarr (4.6%).

Digi was meanwhile the leading provider of wireless broadcasting services (39.8%), with the pay-DTT platform MinDig TV Extra claiming 5.4%.