Tivibu grows in popularity

May 2, 2014 10.01 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

TivibuTürk Telekom’s Tivibu service saw its subscriber base grow by 54.1% in the year to March 31.

Available via IPTV, web TV, mobile TV and smart TV, it ended the first quarter with 1.9 million subscribers, compared to 1.8 million three months earlier and 1.2 million in Q1 2013.

Its IPTV subscriber total alone stood at 308,000, compared to 286,000 and 175,000 three months and a year earlier respectively.

Meanwhile, broadband ARPU in Q1 amounted to TL40.8 (€5.06), up 3% and 3.8% respectively.

Türk Telekom had revenues of TL3.143 million in Q1, or 1.6% more than a year earlier. EBITDA was TL1,151 million (+4.2%) and net profit after minority interest TL526 million (-27.1%).