Pay TV Continues to Grow in Panama

The number of customers of pay TV services has increased from 15,000 six years ago to 133,000 today.

Monday, September 23, 2013

The data, provided by the National Authority of Public Services (ASEP), also indicates that ten suppliers are competing for this growing market. reports that "the big jump in the number of subscribers came in 2010, when the number of subscribers exceeded 100,000 and continued to skyrocket. What happened? The country grew economically and more companies entered the market competing for customers, which resulted in packages being offered for a monthly fee of $21.95 and access to 156 channels. "

"Digital TV has found in Panama one of the most exciting markets in the region, because up until now there is real competition where there was none before," said Abdiel Antonio Gutiérrez of Cable & Wireless Panama, a company with more than 37,000 customers .

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