Jörn Krieger ©RapidTVNews | 17-08-2011

Austria's national telco A1 Telekom Austria has increased the number of customers for its IPTV platform A1TV. The offering, formerly known as aonTV, had more than 174,800 subscribers on 30 June 2011 - a growth by 41.1% within one year.

In total, Telekom has 1.22 million ADSL customers in Austria. The company, which has been offering its products in the domestic market under the new umbrella brand A1 since June 2011, has also expanded its activities abroad.

In June 2011, Telekom Austria Group acquired Croatian cable operator B.net for €93 million through its local subsidiary Vipnet . B.net serves around 120,000 customers with TV, internet and telephony. The deal was closed in August 2011.