O2 UK adds 135,000 net contract mobile customers in Q1

Friday 9 May 2014 | 11:00 CET | News
Telefonica UK ended Q1 2014 with a total of 23.8 million accesses, down 0.2 percent year-on-year. OIBDA was up 16.3 percent year-on-year to EUR 404 million in Q1, with the OIBDA margin up 3.5 percentage points to 24.6 percent. Capex was EUR 191 million, up 8.3 percent from Q1 2013. The contract mobile customer base grew 7 percent year-on-year, or 6 percent excluding M2M), helping to boost the overall mobile customer base to 23.6 million, up 3 percent from end-March 2013. Contract customers accounted for 55 percent of the mobile base, up 2 percentage points year-on-year. Contract net additions

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