Com Hem digital base edges upwards

Swedish cable operator Com Hem grew its digital TV subscriber base to 609,900 at the end of the third quarter, up 12% year-on-year.

Triple-play subscribers numbered 264,200, up from 219,900 a year earlier, while broadband customers numbered 536,900, up from 518,100 and telephony subscribers few from 337,100 to 364,900. The company had a total of 837,100 customers at the end of the period.

Com Hem posted revenues of SEK1.083 billion (€116 million) for the quarter, an increase of about 7% year-on-year. EBITDA was SEK490 million, up 14%.

The third quarter saw the completion of Com Hem’s SEK100 million upgrade of its network in the Stockholm area, covering 300,000 homes.