Telekom Austria A1 TV subscribers up 7% in 2015

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 
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VIENNA — Today, the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces its results for the full year and fourth quarter 2015, ending 31 December 2015.

Segment Austria

In the fixed-line business, total access lines increased slightly by 3,500 versus Q4 2014 and by 6,400 versus Q3 2015. Fixed broadband lines and TV subscribers continued to show strong growth and rose by 4.4% and 7.0% year-on-year respectively in Q4 2015.

Segment Bulgaria

Operationally, total access lines rose by 34.0% year-on-year, mostly driven by the strong growth in TV subscriber numbers following the launch of satellite TV at the end of 2014.

Segment Croatia

Trends in the fixed-line business remained encouraging on the back of the strong sales focus on broadband and TV services. The fixed-line business was further strengthened by the acquisition of Amis Croatia on 1 September 2015.

TV Subscribers

                                                                                                    Y-o-Y   Y-o-Y                                        
                   Q1 2014  Q2 2014  Q3 2014  Q4 2014  Q1 2015  Q2 2015  Q3 2015  Q4 2015  Q4 Adds   Adds  Growth
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Austria (A1 TV)      240.0    241.6    243.9    251.8    255.7    259.1    263.0    269.4      6.4   17.6    7.0%
Bulgaria*             77.3     78.8     80.7     84.3     97.3    111.8    124.1    462.8    338.7  378.5    n.m.
Croatia**            159.8    162.9    163.4    167.7    171.5    174.4    187.2    188.7      1.5   21.0   12.5%
                   -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -----  ------
Total                477.1    483.3    488.0    503.8    524.5    545.3    574.3    920.9    346.6  417.1    n.m.

* Consolidation of Blizoo Bulgaria as of Q4 2015
** Consolidation of Amis Croatia as of Q3 2015