See the big picture

The informitv Multiscreen Index report tracks multichannel pay-TV operators around the world. It measures the performance of 100 cable, satellite and telco television and video services by their current digital subscription numbers. The Multiscreen Index includes top 10 tables ranked worldwide, by region, mode of delivery and quarterly net subscriber gains or losses.

Multiscreen Index

Gain a global perspective

The services in the Multiscreen Index cover over 35 countries. They generally each have more than a million digital television subscribers. They collectively represent over 400 million subscribing homes worldwide.

Multiscreen Index summary

Latest subscriber numbers

Subscriber numbers are exclusively collated from primary sources using the latest available announcements from service providers that regularly report their data, rather than analyst estimates.

Based on over 10 years of experience in assessing and analysing trends in television services, the informitv database is constantly updated to maintain reliable and comparable figures across thousands of data points.

The Multiscreen Index quarterly report is published in January, April, July and October, with figures for the preceding calendar quarter.

Multiscreen Index tables

Concise summary

Presented in an easy to read format with summary tables and charts, the Multiscreen Index report enables you to track trends in subscriber numbers for leading services and identify which ones are gaining or losing subscribers.


Compare the top 10 companies worldwide in the Multiscreen Index ranked by quarterly total company revenue.

Multiscreen services

See which of the operators in the Multiscreen Index offer multiscreen options for use on computers, smartphones, tablets or other connected television devices, including games consoles and digital media adapters.

Top 10 rankings

See how services rank and compare annual and quarterly changes in subscriber numbers for each service by category:

  • Worldwide subscribers
  • Worldwide revenue
  • United States
  • Americas
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Cable
  • Satellite
  • Telco
  • Subscriber gains
  • Subscriber losses
  • Corporate group
  • Multiscreen tracker subscribers
  • Multiscreen tracker revenue

William Cooper“Television service providers are under increasing competitive pressure. The informitv Multiscreen Index provides a barometer to measure the relative performance of television service providers against their peers. It’s an industry benchmark against which customer gains or losses can be measured.”
— Dr William Cooper,
Editor, Multiscreen Index

Widely reported

The informitv Multiscreen Index has featured in leading industry news sources, including Advanced Television, Broadband TV News, CSI Magazine, Digital TV Europe, IP&TV News, Rapid TV News, Streaming Media, Videonet, VOD Professional and World Screen.

Questions answered

The Multiscreen Index is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the future of television services. It helps to answer pressing industry questions:

  • How many subscribers did leading pay-television operators gain or lose over the last quarter or year?
  • Which pay-television providers have the most subscribers and which are most successful in retaining or acquiring subscribers?
  • Are television subscriber numbers generally going up or down and how does the rate of change vary by region or platform?
  • Where are television subscriber numbers rising, reaching saturation, or declining?
  • How successful are IPTV or telco television services in competing with traditional cable and satellite providers?
  • Which television service providers reported the greatest gains or largest losses of subscribers?
  • Which operators have the largest total company revenues and to what extent are they growing?
  • What is the significance of recent reported subscriber gains or losses of particular television service providers?
  • How successfully are traditional television service providers responding to the threats and opportunities presented by the internet?
  • What is the impact of online streaming services like Netflix and Amazon on television and video providers?
  • Are customers defecting to ‘over the top’ online video services and is ‘cord cutting’ a real issue for pay-TV operators?
  • What effect have ‘TV Everywhere’ services had on television subscriptions?
  • Which operators offer ‘multiscreen’ services, where are they being deployed and on which platforms?