Denmark’s YouSee grew its installed base by 36,000 over the last 12 months. The TDC-owned operator now has 1,173,000 homes receiving its television services of which 152,000 take the digital package branded YouSee Plus. The digital product has added an additional 22,000 broadband customers since June 2009, confirming the cableco’s position as Denmark’s leading pay-TV provider, with a market share of 54%.
Growth has also come from other market segment, an additional 22,000 broadband customers have taken the total to 405,000, while 9,000 landline customers took telephony penetration to 76,000.
Increased revenues from YouSee Plus helped push total TV ARPU up by 8.1% to a monthly DKK 201 (€26.98). In all first half revenues grew by 15.9% to DKK 1.993 million. EBITDA increased by DKK 99m or 18.0% to DKK 649m in H1 2010.