Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom hast acquired 73,000 new customers for is IPTV platform Swisscom TV in the first half of 2015 which now counts a total of 1.24 million customers – an increase by 13.5% within the past 12 months.
564,000 customers were signed up for the extended offering Swisscom TV 2.0 on June 30, 2015. The number of internet customers rose by 3.6% to 1.92 million.
The Swiss cable operators lost 98,000 TV customers in the past 12 months due to the strong competition with Swisscom – a decrease by 3.7%. With a total of 2.58 million TV customers they still stay the market leaders, though.
The cable companies’ main growth drivers remain internet and telephony: The number of internet customers rose by 90,000 to 1.2 million in the past 12 months and the number of telephony customers increased by 50,200 to 703,200.