At the same time, a complementary service named Multi that allows customers to watch on more than one TV set at a time became very popular, ending the quarter with 32,000 subscribers.
As of September 30, O2 had over 250,000 active set-top boxes, while the number of viewers who actively watched O2 TV via internet and mobile applications stood at 350,000.
On the content side, the company has indicated that it plans to launch sports channels dedicated to tennis and ice hockey in 2017.
It already operates the proprietary channels O2 TV Sport and O2 TV Football, with the latter having made its debut in August this year.
O2 had consolidated revenues of CZK27.7 billion (€1 billion) in the first nine months of the year, stopping a year-on-year decline. Its net profit grew by 8% to CZK4 billion.
Commenting on the results, Tomas Budnik, CEO and chairman of the board of directors of O2 Czech Republic, said: “I am pleased that the loyalty of our customers keeps growing. They enjoyed the new services, which we introduced in the past year and use them more. With the new unlimited tariff for callings from fixed lines to all networks they call by 40 % more. Also the popularity of digital television O2 TV is growing. In August, we launched for our customers (the) new O2 TV football channel”.