The total number of paid TV subscribers was up last year, but cable companies weren't so lucky.
According to In-Stat, the total number of paid TV subscribers around the world was up over 6 percent compared with 2009. The research firm said that gains in subscribers were seen in "nearly every region" around the globe. However, when it came to cable television subscriptions, only Western Europe saw a jump compared with 2009.
Elsewhere around the world, cable customers were migrating to satellite or IPTV, the research firm said.
Growth in the paid TV business in 2010 has … Read more