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Kabel Deutschland sees premium TV lift

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Strong premium TV growth in the quarter to June has helped Vodafone-owned Kabel Deutschland lift its revenue generating unit total by 920,000 year-on-year.

The cable operator raised its premium TV total by 38,000 net additions in its first fiscal quarter, to 2.564 million.

Kabel Deutschland’s direct subscriber base expanded to 7.7 million, up 121,000 net adds year on year) out of a total of 8.3 million unique subscribers. The overall RGU base increased by 6.1% from the previous year to 16 million at the end of June 2015.

RGUs per subscriber climbed to 1.92, up from 1.81 one year ago,

and the total blended ARPU per subscriber increased to €19.25, up by €1.39 or 7.8% year on year.

Revenue grew by 7.1% year on year to €526 million, while adjusted EBITDA increased by 6.6% year on year to €241 million with an EBITDA margin of 45.8%.