Swisscom TV reaches a million

February 6, 2014 11.07 Europe/London By Robert Briel

swissscom-zurichSwisscom said that the number of its IPTV homes has grown with 209,000 subs to reach one million in 2013, up 26.4%.

The new milestone means that Swisscom TV now reaches one in every three Swiss households.

Of the total, 939,000 homes take the basic TV offer. Around 410,000 subscribers use the TV Replay function, which allows to restart a programme from the beginning.

Programmes from around 70 channels can be viewed up to 30 hours after the original broadcast.

The operator also said that during last year., 8.8 million live sports and movies (VOD) were requested, a plus of 10.7%.

The operatorís total number of fixed broadband homes grew 4.9% to 1.81 million.