Via Embratel reaches 242,000 subscribers at end-3Q09Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
7.1 million Pay TV subscribers
TELMEX INTERNACIONAL, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: TELINT; NYSE: TII; LATIBEX: XTII) has released its results report for the third quarter of 2009.
Brazil (Satellite – Via Embratel; Cable: NET)
At the end of the third quarter of 2009, the Net Serviços network covers approximately 10.7 million homes passed and is 78% bidirectional. This network covers approximately 3.6 million pay TV customers and has 2.8 million broadband access customers.
Satellite Pay TV: The Service Via Embratel, which was launched on December 1st. 2008, reached 31 million reais in sales and 241,897 services at the end of the third quarter of 2009.
Colombia (Cable: Telmex)
Colombia’s network currently has 4.9 million homes passed, of which 56% are bidirectional. At the end of the third quarter 2009, 2.7 million accesses (RGUs) were in effect, a 15.9% increase from the year-earlier period.
For the third quarter 2009, revenues totaled 296.976 billion Colombian pesos, a 25.6% increase with respect to the same period last year. The increase was mainly due to the growth in operations with several corporate customers and additional revenues in the voice business, video and Internet generated by the pay TV company customers.
Chile (Satellite/Cable: Telmex TV)
At the end of the third quarter of 2009, RGUs totaled 619 thousand, a 74% increase compared with the same period last year.
Third quarter, revenues from the Chile operation totaled 38.301 billion Chilean pesos, a year over year increase of 29.8%. The gains reflected revenue growth generated from pay TV services which increased 6.244 billion Chilean pesos, or 64.8% year over year.
Peru (Satellite – Telmex TV SAT; Cable: Telmex TV)
For the third quarter 2009, RGUs grew by 85% compared with the same period last year. The number of corresponding units totaled 269 thousand.
For the third quarter of 2009, revenues reached 99.1 million New Soles, a 17.8% increase compared with the same period last year. The increase is due to an 18.7% growth in revenues from the data business. Revenues from the voice business increased by 5.4% compared with the same period last year. Video revenues increased by 71.9%.
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