Latam Pay TV Market is Growing

According to data from Dataxis, quoted in NexTV Latam (Spanish language), there were 66 million Pay TV clients in Latin America in the third quarter of 2014. Satellite was the biggest carrier, with 32.8 million consumers ahead of cable at 31.6 million. IPTV had just 895K subscribers, although that was up 9.2% on the previous quarter.

Brazil is the biggest market at 19.4 million, ahead of Mexico at 16 million. The top seven providers in the region accounted for 87% of the market. Overall the market was up 1.2% on a quarterly basis.