IPTV platform Entertain TV has emerged as a growth driver for German telco Deutsche Telekom in 2017 with 260,000 new customers added.
This corresponds with an increase by 9% to a total of 3.14 million customers. In 2016, just 196,000 new customers were recorded.
The number of broadband customers rose by 287,000 to 13.21 million in 2017 with 5.8 million of them having fibre-optic connections (including Vectoring).
For its controversial zero-rating tariff option StreamOn in the mobile business, Telekom has won almost 800,000 customers so far. Comparable options are offered by Telekom’s subsidiaries in Croatia, Poland, Romania and Greece as well as by T-Mobile US.