Number of Internet customers UPC continues to rise




UPC remains to get internet customers. Where there were one million two years ago, there are now 1.1 million. In total, the provider lost customers, but that was mainly due to the loss of subscribers to analog cable.

The provider has in the past two years gained 94,000 internet subscribers; compared with a year ago, the number of subscribers 54,000 higher. Of Internet customers now have sixty percent a download speed of 100Mbit / s or higher. The number of viewers on the digital cable increased, with approximately the same as the number of Internet customers. Figures That shows the quarterly figures of Liberty Global, the parent company of UPC.

In total, UPC had in the quarter 1.6 million customers, 1.8 million two years ago. This provider also lost in the past three months customers is mainly due to the loss of viewers on the analog cable. That is a problem that also struggle with other cable companies. In the past two years the number of analogue viewers fell from 694,000 to 464,000.

UPC will soon be merged with Ziggo. The parent company of UPC, Liberty Global, Ziggo namely acquired. Both the European Commission and the shareholders of the listed company Ziggo have agreed to the acquisition. The new provider will operate under the name of Ziggo.

UPC achieved a turnover of 228 million euros. In the quarter Previous quarter was still 231 million. Parent company Liberty Global achieved a turnover of 4.5 billion dollars, 3.6 billion euros converted. Earnings came in at $ converted 126 million 157 million. A year ago, the company was still running $ 830 million loss, converted 663 million.


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