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KPN sees IPTV growth

KPNDutch telco KPN had 2.024 million TV subscribers at the end of the third quarter, up 5.7% year-on-year.

The telco had 1.516 million IPTV customers at the end of September, up 18% year-on-year. Other TV customers, including its declining Digitenne digital-terrestrial base, numbered 508,000, down 20%.

Fixed triple-play customers numbered 1.316 million at the end of the quarter, up 13%, representing 48% of the subscriber base. Revenue generating units per customer numbered 2.24 and ARPU amounted to €44. However TV revenues amounted to €57 million, down 5%.

KPN said it had seen strong growth in consumer fixed-mobile bundles, with 84,000 net additions in the third quarter, and a return to growth in broadband.