Poland’s TP sees pay TV subscriber boost

France Telcom-owned Polish telco TP ended the third quarter with almost 700,000 TV customers. The telco has also seen a large boost in the number of customers taking a triple-play package.

TP ended September with 578,000 DTH customers, up from 506,000 a year earlier, whilst its IPTV base increased to 116,000 from 109,000. Of the total TV subscriber base, 146,000 took one of TP’s premium packages including the Medium and Large packages, Orange Sport and HBO, while 69,000 took a package from cable operator ‘n’.

TP has been offering n’s package of pay TV channels since the third quarter of 2011.

The telco has increased its triple-play customer base to 191,000, up from 32,000 during the same period in 2011. This helped TP increase third quarter revenues to PLN386 million (€933 million) from PLN377 million.