BT Vision subscribers up 40,000 to 810,000 in 1Q 2013

Friday, May 10th, 2013
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BT Group plc (BT.L) today announced results for its fourth quarter and year to 31 March 2013. BT added 40,000 subscribers to its BT Vision hybrid IPTV/DTT service in the UK to take the total to 810,000 at the end of the period.

BT Vision subscriber statistics (‘000)

                           FY 2012             FY 2013
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                 Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4   Q1   Q2   Q3   Q4
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Installed base  598  639  679  707  728  749  770  810
Net adds         23   41   39   28   21   21   21   40

In the quarter BT agreed to acquire ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV channels business. Combining this content with its existing rights will enable BT Sport customers to see live coverage of the FA Premier League, the FA Cup, Scottish Premier League, UEFA Europa League, and the top league in Germany, Italy, France, USA and Brazil. In addition to football, BT will also offer live English and French club rugby, WTA tennis and Moto GP. BT has now announced its BT Sport proposition. Launching in August, the three channels, BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN will show a wide variety of world-class sport and will be free with BT broadband, or £12 per month to non-BT broadband customers.