J:COM announces June 2013 subscriber figures

Friday, July 19th, 2013 
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TOKYO, Japan — Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (J:COM, JASDAQ: 4817), the largest multiple system operator (MSO) in Japan based on the number of customers served, has announced that the total subscribing households(*1) as of June 30, 2013 served by J:COM’s 11 consolidated subsidiaries(*2) reached 3.78 million, up 94,100 or 2.6% from June 30, 2012. Combined revenue generating units (RGUs) for cable television, high speed Internet access and telephony services reached approximately 7.74 million, up 374,400 or 5.1% from June 30, 2012(*3). The bundle ratio(*4) increased to 2.05 as of June 30, 2013 from 2.00 as of June 30, 2012.

Year-Over-Year Subscribing Household Comparisons:
Total consolidated subsidiaries*2: 11 subsidiaries; 50 systems:
(Rounded to the nearest hundred)

                                            Revenue Generating Units (RGUs)
                             ---------------------------------------------------------
                                         High Speed                              Total
                                  Cable    Internet  Telephony        RGU  Subscribing
                             Television      Access       (*5)      Total   Households
                             ----------  ----------  ---------  ---------  -----------
As of June 30, 2013           3,113,000   2,053,600  2,569,700  7,736,300    3,782,100
As of June 30, 2012           3,099,100   1,901,800  2,361,000  7,361,900    3,688,000
Net increase year-over-year      13,900     151,800    208,700    374,400       94,100
Net increase as percentage         0.4%        8.0%       8.8%       5.1%         2.6%

*1. Number of households subscribing to one or more of J:COM’s services
*2. Based on U.S. GAAP, J:COM includes subsidiaries, where it owns majority interest, in the consolidated accounts.
*3. YOKOHAMA CABLE VISION Inc., in which J:COM acquired majority interest in October 2011, was moved onto the J:COM subscriber management system in June 2013. The impact of the integration resulted in decreases of 300 Cable Television subscription, 200 high-speed Internet access subscription, 200 telephony subscription, 700 RGU total and 300 subscribing households in June 2013.
*4. Average number of services received per subscribing household
*5. The number of telephony service subscribers includes the number of Cable-plus Phone service subscribers offered by YOKOHAMA CABLE VISION Inc.
※ Because the above figures are rounded to the nearest hundred, there might be inconsistent with the total figures.