DT Germany sells 164,000 IPTV packages in 3Q09

Thursday, November 5th, 2009 

Deutsche Telekom (Frankfurt: DTE)(NYSE:DT) posts good figures to continue the positive development of the prior quarter. The Group therefore confirms its guidance for the year as adjusted in April despite the recent negative development in exchange rates, particularly the marked weakness of the U.S. dollar against the euro over the course of the year.

IPTV (‘000):

                               Q3/08  Q4/08  Q1/09  Q2/09  Q3/09
                               -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
Germany (T-Home)                 257    352    448    561    678
Greece (OTE Group)                 0      0      2      4     10
Hungary (Magyar Telekom)          19     28     38     44     53
Slovakia (Slovak Telekom)         29     36     42     47     53
Croatia (T-Hrvatski Telekom)      92    136    151    171    189

Germany

  • Entertain customers now at 885k (678k connected), from marketed 721k (561k connected) in Q2
  • More than 400k packages sold YTD: Increase in base of 166% yoy

The number of Entertain lines increased to 678,000 by the end of the third quarter of 2009. By that point in time, approximately 885,000 Entertain lines had been sold.

Entertain customer base (sold) (‘000):

              2008           2009
------------------  -------------
 Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q1   Q2   Q3
---  ---  ---  ---  ---  ---  ---
200  250  333  480  599  721  885

Greece

On July 31, 2009, Hellas Sat (part of the OTE group) and Greece signed a license agreement for satellite TV services. This license enables the OTE group to offer pay TV services via the Hellas Sat 2 satellites, expanding its TV offering for customers in Greece.

Conn-x TV, OTE’s IPTV service, has been available in more than 40 Greek towns and cities since September 2009. With Conn-x TV, subscribers can enjoy 40 thematic television channels, video on demand, and three exclusive sports channels.

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