The Belgian IPTV provider Belgacom TV says it added 86,141 new customers during the first six months of the year. The incumbent reached 391,460 homes at the end of July.
Belgacom TV is the only national provider of digital TV services via IP, with an average ARPU of €17.50.
Total income from the TV activities grew to €22 million or 137% more than in June 2007. The number of TV subscribers grew by 105% with 200,112 new connections, in the year to July 2008. In the same period, ARPU increased by 19.6% from €14.60 to €17.50, driven by the take-up of video-on-demand.