Du reports TV upturn

United Arab Emirates-based telco and IPTV provider Du reported a 6% year-on-year increase in TV customers in the first quarter of 2013. 

Announcing its quarterly figures, Du said that it now has 124,000 TV customers, up from 118,000 a year earlier, and a 2% increase compared to last quarter, when the figure stood at 122,000.

By comparison, its mobile customer base jumped 20% to 6.64 million users, as revenues climbed 10.7% to AED2.63 billion (€543 million) and net profit before royalty increased 12.86% year on year, reaching AED752 million.