Multimedia Polska adds 8k digital subscribers in Q4"²09

Monday, March 1st, 2010 
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The consolidated financial statements for the four quarters of 2009 were prepared for Multimedia Polska S.A. (Warsaw:MMP) and the following entities comprising Multimedia Polska Group during the four quarters of 2009: Tele – Top Grupa Multimedia Polska Sp. z o.o., Multimedia Polska – Południe S.A., and Telewizja Kablowa Brodnica Sp. z o.o.

Operating Review

As at 31 December 2009, our Group had 1,235,069 revenue generating units (RGUs), including 665,355 cable TV RGUs (of which 7,071 IPTV RGUs and 99,345 DTV RGUs), 323,178 broadband Internet RGUs, 201,259 voice RGUs, 30,931 premium channels RGUs, 13,654 indirect voice services, and 692 payphones.

As at 31 December 2009, we had ca. 302,800 subscribers who have subscribed for more than one service, including ca. 89,200 triple play subscribers.

In the fourth quarter 2009, we recorded a net increase in RGUs of 27,060 (after churn), including 10,848 CATV RGUs – 2,503 analog cable TV RGUs, 594 IPTV RGUs and 7,751 DTV RGUs.

Cable Television

As at 31 December 2009, the Group had ca. 106,400 digital television subscribers in both technologies (DTV and IPTV). As a result of the launch of new services, such as VoD, HDTV, interactive amazing TV etc., the Company expects to see further growth in the number of DTV users.

Churn on cable television for 12M 2009 was at a level of 9.0% (monthly average of 0.75%) as compared to 8.6% (monthly average of 0.72%) for 12M 2008.

RGU numbers at the end of each period – Video:

           31/12/08  31/03/09  30/06/09  30/09/09  31/12/09
           --------  --------  --------  --------  --------
Total       654,635   669,559   679,637   685,917   696,286
  CATV      548,630   550,931   554,524   556,436   558,939
  IPTV        4,974     5,554     5,971     6,477     7,071
  DTV        70,732    80,575    86,883    91,594    99,345
  Premium    30,299    32,499    32,259    31,410    30,931

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