KT passes 4 million IPTV subscriber mark in 4Q 2012

Friday, February 1st, 2013 
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KT Corporation (KRX:030200/NYSE:KT) has released its 4th Quarter 2012 results. olleh tv IPTV subscribers reached 4.030 million at the end of the year, up 247,000 in the quarter and 954,000 versus the end of 2011.

Launched in March 2002, KT’s skylife satellite TV offers the most channels in Korea (211) as well as the most HD channels (85). Having launched the world’s first 24-hour 3D channel and world’s first combined IPTV+satellite service (OTS-olleh TV skylife), the company currently leads the media market.

Media subscribers (000s):

                    1Q11   2Q11   3Q11   4Q11   1Q12   2Q12   3Q12   4Q12
                   -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----  -----
olleh TV           1,549  1,656  1,761  1,881  2,015  2,150  2,193  2,262
olleh TV skylife     844    966  1,081  1,195  1,301  1,421  1,590  1,768
skylife only       2,154  2,088  2,058  2,049  2,025  2,022  2,013  2,009

IPTV subscribers (olleh TV + olleh TV skylife):

  2011.3Q    2011.4Q    2012.1Q    2012.2Q    2012.3Q    2012.4Q    QoQ    YoY
---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -----  -----
2,841,974  3,076,254  3,315,975  3,570,654  3,782,872  4,030,287   6.5%  31.0%