Kabel Deutschland continues to grow

Jörn Krieger | 05-02-2014

Germany's largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has acquired 88,000 new customers for its Internet and telephony service in the last three months of 2013, with 2.2 million of the company's total of 8.4 million customers using both products.

2.2 million customers have a pay-TV subscription or digital video recorder from Kabel Deutschland, and 1.6 million customers have signed up to receive the commercial free-to-air channels in HD quality for an additional fee.

Kabel Deutschland invested €149 million in customer acquisition, new products and the upgrading of its cable network for Internet access, in particular in rural areas. In the last three months of 2012, this spend amounted to €115 million.