Poland’s leading DTH platform Cyfrowy Polsat ended 2008 with 2,726,993 subscribers, or 31.8% more than 12 months earlier.
The vast majority of these subscribers (2,286,191) opted for its main ‘Family’ package, and the remainder for the ‘Mini’ service (440,802).
The average ARPU for Cyfrowy Polsat was PLN35.9 (€7.74) in Q4 2008, down from PLN36.0 the previous quarter but higher than the PLN34.8 in Q4 2007.
Churn stood at 7.5%, both in Q4 2008 and the year as a whole.
Cyfrowy Polsat’s net profit in Q4 2008 of PLN41.30 million contrasted with a loss of PLN8.92 million a year earlier, while its revenues of PLN316.46 million were 30% higher than in Q4 2007.