Published: 10.38 Europe/London, May 11, 2011

Mediaset Premium continues to deliver with another increase in active cards in Q1.

As of March 31, 2011 the number of active clients had risen to 4.2 million, compared with 3.9 million at December 31, 2010.

Revenues from the core business (card sales, re-charges, Easy Pay subscriptions and advertising sales) saw a significant increase, rising from 131.8 million in the first quarter of 2010 to 157.6 million.