du TV lines increased 28% yoy to 74,700 at end-2009

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
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DUBAI — Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (‘du’) today announced full year results to 31 December 2009.

Our value proposition in fixed telephony, broadband Internet and IPTV is the most developed, integrated and technically advanced in the Arab world. We see good growth prospects ahead by widening our appeal to more and more customers through the expansion of our offering nationwide via an infrastructure sharing agreement.

Fixed line, including fixed telephony, TV and Broadband, accounted for AED 970 million in revenues from 405,900 lines for the full year, increasing 17% year-on-year and 6% quarter-on-quarter, as a result of a continual growth in the subscriber base quarter-on-quarter.

Lines – TV:

 Q1-08   Q2-08   Q3-08   Q4-08   Q1-09   Q2-09   Q3-09   Q4-09
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38,707  45,191  51,711  58,266  60,738  63,374  68,626  74,652

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