The Belgian telco sold an additional 54,000 multi-play packs during the quarter, taking the total to 1.143 million. Of its TV base, 196,000 too Belgacom multiple set-top offering, up from 149,000 a year earlier.
Belgacom said that TV, along with mobile data, had helped it to a 1.7% increase in consumer revenue despite being hit by fixed and mobile price erosion. However, Belgacom said that TV revenue growth was limited by its launch of a free football offering, combating competition from Telenet. As a result, while TV revenue grew by 8.6% to €55 million, TV ARPU fell by 9.4% to €17.60.