Poland's 'n' DTH adds 10k post-paid in 2Q09

Thursday, August 13th, 2009 
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WARSAW — TVN Group, Poland’s leading media group, today announced its financial results for the half-year and second quarter of 2009. TVN is the leading integrated media group in Poland which operates three major business segments – television broadcasting and production, online and digital satellite pay television.

Digital satellite pay television

TVN controls the ‘n’ DTH platform, a digital satellite platform launched in October 2006, offering pay television services in Poland.

Our ‘n’ platform, including “Telewizja na kartÄ™” (TNK), had reached a total active subscriber number of 683 thousand as of the end of the second quarter of 2009, in line with our plan.

As of June 30, 2009, the ‘n’ DTH platform had signed up over 557,000 post paid subscribers, of which over 554,000 had been activated. Since October 2008, the ‘n’ DTH platform has operated TNK, which has over 129,000 active prepaid subscribers as of June 30, 2009.

‘n’, increased its post paid subscriber base by over 10,000 in the three months ended June 30, 2009.

TNK increased its prepaid subscriber base by almost 54,000 in the three months ended June 30, 2009. As of June 30, 2009, TNK had over 129,000 active prepaid subscribers and a subscriber base of over 233,000. The ‘n’ DTH platform including TNK, had reached a total active subscriber number of 683,000 as of June 30, 2009.

‘n’ DTH platform (000):

                   Q1 2008  Q2 2008  Q4 2008  Q1 2009  Q2 2009
                   -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
Total                  310      325      592      729      790
  Pre-paid               -        -       92      180      233*
  Post-paid            310      325      500      549      557
    Activations                 325      493      544      554

* 129 thousand active subscribers

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