Singtel TV subscribers up 1% in 2015

Friday, February 12th, 2016 
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SINGAPORE — Singtel has announced results for its third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2015.

Group Consumer comprises the consumer businesses across Singapore and Australia, as well as the Group’s investments, mainly, AIS in Thailand, Airtel in India, Africa and South Asia, Globe in the Philippines, and Telkomsel in Indonesia. It focuses on driving greater value and performance from the core carriage business including mobile, pay TV, fixed broadband and voice, as well as equipment sales.

Singapore

Consumer Home Services which comprise residential pay TV, fixed broadband and voice revenues was stable. As at 31 December 2015, 84% of broadband customers have made the transition to fibre. During the quarter, Singtel TV continued to broaden its content offerings with the addition of new channels including Warner TV, and also increased the number of channels made available on Singtel TV Go App. In January 2016, Singtel signed an exclusive partnership with Netflix to offer promotional subscriptions to customers as well as entered into an exclusive partnership with Viu, an online streaming service for Korean entertainment.

Singtel TV* – Number of residential TV customers (000s)

               Quarter
----------------------   YOY
31 Dec  30 Sep  31 Dec  Chge
  2015    2015    2014     %
------  ------  ------  ----
   424     423     420   1.0

* With effect from 21 January 2015, mio TV has been renamed as Singtel TV.

Australia (Optus)

In Mass Market Fixed, operating revenue grew 5.5% from higher off-net revenue driven mainly by an increase of 16,000 in the NBN broadband customer base and an increased take-up of Optus TV.