Colombia Passes 8 Million TV Subs – Unofficially

By Tom Allen
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The BB Business Bureau of Argentina estimates that there were almost 8.1 million pay-TV subscribers in Colombia at the end of 2014, up 4.3% YoY. Official figures from the Autoridad Nacional de Television put the number at 5.1 million; the BBBB’s result includes estimates for piracy and industry under-reporting, adding 15% and 11% to the total, respectively. Satellite is available in 1.7 million homes in the country, accounting for 21% of the pay-TV market.