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BT reveals YouView numbers

UK telco BT now has just over 60,000 TV customers with YouView connected TV boxes, the company has revealed.

BT said it signed up 21,000 BT Vision customers in the quarter to the end of December. The company ended its fiscal third quarter with 770,000 BT Vision customers.

YouView is a joint venture between service providers BT and TalkTalk, transmission services provider Arqiva and broadcasters the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

BT is proceeding with its multicast rollout and now offers 18 standard-definition linear and four HD linear channels, available to customers for an additional £2 (€2.33) a month.

The telco added 122,000 retail broadband customers in the quarter, and added 200,000 customers to its high-speed fibre offering.

BT’s retail division posted revenues of £1.8 billion for the quarter, down 3%, and EBITDA of £474 million, up 5%.

Tags: BT, UK, YouView