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pay TV

A subscription to a television service from a cable, satellite or telephone company. The term excludes Internet-based streaming services such as Netflix, which also charge a monthly fee, though considerably less. Pay TV includes pay-per-view premium content such as a sporting event or newly released movie, which may be delivered on demand or at a scheduled time. See video-on-demand, streaming service and cord cutter.
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Commenting on the findings, Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV Research, said: "The region has always been difficult for pay TV, with many homes receiving many FTA channels and rampant piracy being commonplace.
The Commission's initial market investigation indicated that the proposed acquisition would raise competition concerns in the Dutch markets for (i) the acquisition of individual Dutch language audio visual content, (ii) the acquisition of TV channels, (iii) the wholesale supply of premium pay TV film channels, and (iv) the retail provision of fixed internet access, TV and fixed telephony services.
Pay TV providers are also expected to perform across a wide range of important factors including cost efficiency, flexibility, post campaign evaluations, unique content and integrated solutions.
Swedish pay TV operator AirplusTV Group said on Tuesday (2 December) that its Italian subsidiary has acquired the digital terrestrial pay TV platform La7 Cartapiu from Telecom Italia Media (TI Media).
A report by Screen Digest covering pay TV in 12 Central and Eastern European countries and Russia suggests pay TV penetration will increase rapidly from 40% at the end of 2007 to 60% by 2012 when 63 million homes are expected to subscribe to pay TV, with Russia accounting for 28 million of these.
We're here to raise the awareness of what pay TV has to offer, and to close the gap between the audience share and the investment share.
By no means are all of the existing pay TV platforms are expected to survive in the long run.
2% of Internet users in Egypt reported having pay TV in their houses.
The cost of pay TV piracy in Hong Kong for 2007 has decreased by 15% to $27.
Out of the 18 satellite Pay TV channels covered in the report, three channels did not air any drama Arabic series during Ramadan, 2014.
RIO DE JANEIRO Feevees in Brazil had an aud share of just 26% in homes with cable, according to the first pay TV report from independent ratings agency Ibope.
The worldwide pay TV market continues to grow in Q1 2014.