Peruvian pay TV continues losing subscribers at the end of Q2 2020

According to the latest figures reported days ago by the Peruvian Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel), the country’s pay TV market continues losing subscribers, and ended the second quarter of the year with 1,956 million customers, and a household penetration by 21.3%.

The maximum number of pay TV subscribers that the Peruvian market ever had was 2.12 million, recorded in 2018. The country ended 2019 with 1,996 million subscribers, and continues to lose customers so far this year. Likewise, according to Osiptel, the most used access technology is cable TV, which, at the end of Q2 2020, recorded 1.44 million customers, compared to just over 517 thousand recorded by DTH technology.

Osiptel also reported that Movistar (Telefonica) continues to lead the pay TV market in Peru, which ended Q2 2020 with 63% of the total subscriber base. DirecTV ranked second, with 19% of the market share; and Claro (America Móvil), with 8%. The rest of the companies concentrated the other 9.66%.