Germany's HD+ adds 87,900 paying subscribers in 3Q 2013

Monday, November 4th, 2013 
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UNTERFÖHRING — The HDTV platform HD PLUS (HD+), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), has announced subscriber figures for the third quarter of 2013.

At September 30, 2013 the company had a customer base of 1,280,783 paying households, an increase of 87,899 customers in the quarter and 519,327 compared to the third quarter of 2012. Since the beginning of the year, HD+ has expanded its customer base by 35 percent.

Overall, nearly 2.68 million households have access to the HD+ service, with 1.4 million of those still in the 12-month free trial period.

HD+ figures

Q3 2013 compared to the second quarter of 2013

30.09.2013  30.06.2013           change
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 1,280,783   1,192,884  +87,899 (+7.4%)

Q3 2013 compared to the end of 2012

30.09.2013  31.12.2012           change
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 1,280,783     944,993  +335,790 (+35%)

Q3 2013 compared to the previous year

30.09.2013  30.09.2012           change
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 1,280,783     761,456  +519,327 (+68%)