Malta sees pay-TV growth

By FNE Staff
    The Malta Communication Authority 2008 report shows that the country's pay-TV market reached 89% of the population, compared to 84% in 2007.

    Broadband penetration increased to 24.6% of the population, while mobile telephony subscriptions climbed to 94%.

    The Malta Independent reported that Philip Micallef, executive chairman of the MCA, stated that all sectors of telecommunications showed continued growth in subscriptions and usage. Employment showed a 117% increase, to over 2.600 jobs in the sector, which accounts for 3% of Malta's GDP.