Results published by parent company OTE show that as of the end of Q3 the total stood at 1,242,746, down 8.2% on a year earlier. Meanwhile, its broadband subscriber total fell by 10.1% to 934,159 over the same period and fixed line subscribers by 14.9% to 1,104,764.
At the same time, the number of FMC subscribers increased by 10.1% to 908,898.
Despite these disappointing figures in the telco’s fixed line business, which OTE is in the process of selling to Orange Romania, Telekom Romania as a whole, including its mobile operation, had revenues of €244.1 million in Q3, or 0.2% more than a year earlier. Adjusted EBITDA after lease was €50.3 million, up 40.5% on a year earlier.
In OTE’s home market Greece the company saw a 2.6% increase in its pay-TV customer base in the year to September 30, ending the third quarter with 563,051.
OTE as a whole had revenues of €1,003.6 million in Q3, down 0.8% on a year earlier. Adjusted EBITDA was €376.1 million and adjusted profit €148.8 million (+18.9%).