Orange Polska ended the second quarter with a total of 972,000 subscribers to its TV services, up from 900,000 in the corresponding period last year.
Of these, 476,000 (386,000) opted for IPTV and 476,000 (514,000) DTH services. Of its TV client base, 788,000 (641,000)) was B2C convergent.
Orange Polska also had 2,582,000 fixed retail broadband subscribers at the end of Q2, compared to 2,506,000 a year earlier. Of these, 1,307,000 (1,137,000) were B2C convergent.
In its latest set of results, the company notes that its revenues in Q2 were 2% higher than in the same period in 2018.
It also had 3.8 million households connectable with fibre at the end of June, adding 252,000 in the second quarter.
In his comments on the results, Orange Polska CEO Jean-François Fallacher said that Q2 was particularly important for the company and the Polish telecom market. “Pursuing our ‘more for more’ value strategy, we have revised our prices for the majority of services for mass-market customers. We were the first on the market to make these price changes”.
Meanwhile, in Romania Orange ended Q2 with 10,736,000 customers receiving its mobile, fixed and TV services, or 2% more than a year earlier.
Orange Home’s TV service had 528,000 customers, or 18% more than in 2018, while 317,700 customers, or 35% more than a year earlier, opted for fixed broadband.
However, Orange Romania’s turnover in Q2 was, at €268.5 million, 2.4% lower than a year earlier.
In all, Orange added 54,000 subscribers in the quarter, and 503,000 year-on-year. France ended June with 7.153 million subscribers, where Orange Cinema Series added 400,000 new subscribers on the back of the popular Game of Thrones and Chernobyl. Only Spain entered negative territory with the loss of 41,000 subs.
Across Europe. Orange has 9.712 million IPTV and satellite subscribers.