Zon TV Cabo sees subs fall

Portuguese pay TV operator Zon TV Cabo has lost subscribers, although still has just over 1.5 million.

During Q3 this year the operator lost 8,000 subs, now reporting 1.539 million. This reduction has happened especially in those areas where the company is not present via cable and only offers its DTH platform.

However, the company revevaled the number of clients to its TV digital package and its premium package have grown. Digital TV subs rose 25.2% in this period, to 445,900 subscribers, while premium subs rose 4% to 834,800 subscribers respectively.

Between May and September this year the operator intalled 51,000 new Zon Box boxes which allow users to access to new functionalities such as High Definition TV and PVR functions.