Triple-play growth boosts Ziggo revenues
A growing triple-play subscriber base helped Ziggo increase second quarter revenues by 6.3% to €386.5 million.
The Dutch cable operator attracted 34,000 new All-in-1 customers during the three months ending June, giving it a total of 1.4 million triple-play customers. The number of digital TV customers increased by 6.1% year-on-year to 951,000, with ARPU for digital pay TV increasing by 9.9% from €13.49 for Q2 2011 to €14.83 for Q2 2012. Ziggo’s total TV subscriber base numbered 2.2 million, up 13.8%.
Ziggo added 25,000 internet customers during the quarter, giving it a total of 1.8 million internet customers, up 8.3% year-on-year.
Second quarter EBITDA increased by 5.9% to €219.2 million.