Digital TV subscriptions in Canada top ten million

The number of Canadian households subscribing to digital TV (digital cable, satellite TV and IPTV) has risen to over 10 million.

A report from the Ottawa-based Boon Dog Professional Services states that by the end of 2011, over 10 million household in Canada had digital TV subscriptions.

This is rise of over 10 per cent, or 890,000, is up on 2010’s growth rate of 850,000.

“Our research shows that 85% of Canadian TV subscription households had a digital service as opposed to analog service at the end of 2011, up from 79% a year earlier,” says Mario Mota, Boon Dog Co-founder and Partner. “The percentage of TV subscription households receiving traditional analog cable reached an all-time low of 15%, as many cable companies push to migrate their remaining analog customers to their digital offerings.”


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