Of these, 455,000 (359,000 in Q1 2018) were IPTV and 503,000 (515,000) satellite. B2C convergent accounted for 758,000 of the total.
Orange Polska’s revenues in Q1 amounted to PLN2,778 million (€646.7 million), up 2.6% on a year earlier, while EBITDA stood at PLN643 million (-2.4%). It also had a loss of PLN2 million in Q1.
Significantly, the company’s fibre network now reaches over 3.5 million households, or almost 25% of the country’s total, with the figure standing at close to 50% in major cities (100,000+ population). Its fibre customer base passed 400,000 at the beginning of April.
Meanwhile in Romania, Orange Home TV’s cable and satellite service ended Q1 with over 519,000 customers, or 24% more than a year earlier. At the same Orange Romania’s fixed broadband customer total rose by 44.6% to 303,600 and the total number of mobile, fixed and TV customers stood at 10,693,300, up 2.3% on a year earlier.
The company’s turnover in Q1 fell by 2% to €265 million, mainly due to a change in interconnection tariffs for mobile voice calls and a slight drop in equipment sales.