Ziggo loses 27,000 digital pay TV subscribers in 4Q 2012

(4e Kwartaal- en jaarcijfers 2012)

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 
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UTRECHT — Ziggo N.V. has released full-year and Q4 2012 results. Digital Pay TV revenue increased through an ARPU increase and a strong uptake of VOD, partly offset by a 27,000 decline in subscribers.

Operational highlights (in thousands) (unaudited)

                            31 Dec  30 Sep  Change in  31 Dec  Change %
Footprint(1)                  2012    2012    Q4 2012    2011     y-o-y
                            ------  ------  ---------  ------  --------
Homes passed                 4,213   4,218         -5   4,202      0.3%
Analog TV only                 637     679        -43     865    -26.4%
Analog and digital TV(2)     2,256   2,253          3   2,152      4.8%
  Total TV customers         2,892   2,932        -40   3,017     -4.1%
Digital pay TV subscribers     929     956        -27     940     -1.2%

(1) Operating data relating to our footprint and RGUs is presented as at the end of the period indicated.
(2) Digital television RGUs equals the total number of standard TV subscribers who have activated a smart card as at the end of the periods indicated. As a result, digital TV RGUs represents the number of subscribers who have access to our digital TV services. In any given period, not all of these digital TV RGUs will have subscribed to additional digital pay TV services. As at December 31, 2012 929,000 of our total digital TV RGUs subscribed to one or more of our digital pay TV services.

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