The take-up of cable and IPTV continues to grow in Hungary, with 2,028,869 homes receiving services as of this May.

Figures published by the regulator NMHH and based on the eight major market players indicate that over half (1,056,953) were digital, with the remainder (971,916) opting for analogue.

In comparison, the number of DTH homes, served by three providers, stood at 902,757, while 124,573 opted for the MinDig TV Extra pay-DTT platform.

UPC remained the leading provider of subscription TV services irrespective of technology with a 26.2% market share.

It was followed by Magyar Telekom (24.1%) and Digi (22.9%), with Invitel (3.9%) the next most popular provider.

The NMHH also says that as of this May there were 985,297 broadband cable subscriptions, of which 471,205 were via DOCSIS 3.0.

The number of broadband subscriptions via FTTx meanwhile stood at 368,603, while the xDSL subscription total was 777,642.