Telekom Austria said its IPTV service aonTV increased its subscribers base by 50.0% to more than 165,000 subscribers in the first quarter of 2011, up from 151,000 on December 31, 2010.
The IPTV platform competes with UPC cable and satellite DTH reception and to a lesser extent with digital terrestrial broadcasting.
Continued strong demand for fixed and mobile broadband as well as for smartphones allow a group wide mobile broadband subscriber growth of 51.1%
Telekom Austria reported a continued slow down of group revenue decline to 0.7% to EUR1,118.0 mn despite a challenging macro-economic environment, fierce competition and regulatory pressure
Group EBITDA comparable, which excludes restructuring and impairment charges, declines by 7.1% to EUR396.7 million.