TEO LT TV subscribers exceed 100k in 4Q09

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
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  • Over the year the number of DVB-T users increased by 20 thousand and IPTV by 15.6 thousand
  • In October DVB-T users were offered 3 high-definition television (HDTV) channels in the Vilnius area. IPTV users have been able to watch 4 HDTV channels since May
  • On 29 October 2012 Lithuania will switch from analogue to digital TV broadcasting

TEO LT AB (Vilnius:TEO1L), the largest Lithuanian broadband Internet access and voice telephony services operator, has released its fourth quarter 2009 results.

The number of television services users continued to grow and by the end of 2009 it exceeded 100 thousand. Over January-December 2009 the number of digital terrestrial television (DVB-T) service users increased by 76.5 per cent to 46.5 thousand while the number of IPTV service users increased by 38.6 per cent to 55.9 thousand. In total, during 2009 the Company attracted 35.7 thousand of new television service users, an increase of 53.5 per cent.

According to the Company’s estimations, TEO market share of the total pay-TV services market in terms of customers at the end of September 2009 amounted to 15.8 per cent.

Number of television service users:

          4Q09    3Q09    2Q09    1Q09    4Q08    3Q08
        ------  ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
IPTV    55,915  51,239  47,915  45,215  40,350  32,777
DVB-T   46,454  40,478  37,872  34,173  26,327  14,692

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