TeliaSonera adds 13,000 IPTV subscribers in 1Q10

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 
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STOCKHOLM — TeliaSonera AB (Stockholm: TLSN) has released its report for the period January-March 2010.

Broadband Services

The number of subscriptions for broadband access rose to 2,354,000, an increase of 54,000 from the first quarter of 2009, and an increase of 6,000 from year-end 2009.

The total number of TV subscriptions rose by 135,000 from the first quarter of 2009 to 823,000, of which 633,000 were IPTV subscriptions. About 27 percent of TeliaSonera’s broadband customers also subscribe to the IPTV services. The total number of IPTV subscriptions increased by 13,000 during the quarter.

Other operations

Net sales in the cable TV company Telia Stofa was SEK 365 million (361). In local currency, net sales decreased 10.0 percent. The number of subscriptions for broadband access decreased by 2,000 from the end of the first quarter of 2009, while the number of subscriptions for cable TV increased by 7,000 to 218,000.

TeliaSonera TV subscriptions (‘000):

                       Q1    Q4    Q3    Q2    Q1    Q4    Q3    Q2    Q1
                     2010  2009  2009  2009  2009  2008  2008  2008  2008
                     ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
Sweden (Telia)
  IPTV                411   396   367   350   333   324   320   320   318
Finland (Sonera)
  Cable TV            187   175   175   175   175   176   176   176   177
  IPTV                  1     1     -     -     -     -     -     -     -
Norway (NexGenTel)
  IPTV                  5     5     5     5    10    10    10     8     4
Denmark (Telia)
  IPTV                  3     5     3     3     2     1     1     -     -
Lithuania (TEO LT)
  IPTV                108   103    92    86    81    67    48    35    25
Estonia (Elion)
  Cable TV              3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
  IPTV                105   110    94    88    83    75    71    64    60
                     ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
TOTAL                 823   798   739   711   688   657   630   607   588

TV subscriptions – Others (‘000):

                       Q1    Q4    Q3    Q2    Q1    Q4    Q3    Q2    Q1
                     2010  2009  2009  2009  2009  2008  2008  2008  2008
                     ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
Latvia (Lattelecom)
  IPTV                 51    39    32    29    24    17    10     7     6
Denmark (Stofa)
  Cable TV            218   218   216   211   211   210   209   209   209

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