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UPC Netherlands reduces churn, Q3 results still lower

Wednesday 6 November 2013 | 10:36 CET | News
UPC Netherlands lost 19,300 customers in the third quarter for a total 1.655 million at the end of September. This was the smallest loss in five quarters, but the network utilisation rate was still lower, at 58.4 percent. In the TV market, the cable operator lost 26,300 analogue customers and gained 7,500 in digital. This put the analogue conversion rate at 28.5 percent, the highest in three quarters. The number of customers with the Horizon box rose by 15,000 to 200,000 at the end of October. The broadband customer base rose by 11,000 in Q3 to 1.054 million, better than the two previous

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Companies: UPC Netherlands
Countries: Netherlands
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