Free grows subscriber base

French triple-play provider Free had 4.528 million subscribers at the end of September, up from 4.42 million a year earlier.

Free’s own subscriber base grew from 3.689 million to 3.939 million, while its subsidiary Alice saw its base frall from 731,000 to 589,000. During the third quarter, the Free brand added 36,000 net subscribers.

Free posted revenues of €511 million for the quarter, up 5% year-on-year.