Cablecom customers demand HD

Forty per cent of new digital subscribers to Cablecom requested HD receivers, according to Q2 data from the Swiss operator.

As at June 30 the Liberty Global-owned cablenet had 321,000 digital subscribers, an increase of 21,000 on the quarter. Analogue subscribers reduced by 17,000 on the quarter to 1,240,000, resulting in an overall gain of

5,000 TV subscribers that closed the period on 1,562,000.

The customer increase benefitted sales that increased by 6.8% year-on-year to total SFr277 million (€170m).