Telenet is the largest cable television operator in Belgium. Telenet offers video, broadband internet, and digital telephony (VoIP) as well as mobile telephony services to 4.6 million service subscribers (RGUs) represented by 2.1 million customers as of September 30, 2013.
Telenet's customers are primarily located in the Flanders region, including Antwerp and Gent, and approximately one-third of the capital city of Brussels. Its networks are all upgraded to two-way capability and all of its cable homes passed are served by a network with a bandwidth of at least 550 MHz. Telenet makes its quadruple-play services available to all of its homes passed.
Telenet also offers a range of voice and broadband internet services to business customers and wholesale partners throughout Belgium and parts of Luxembourg.
Liberty Global indirectly owns 57.8% of Telenet, as of September 30, 2013. Telenet is listed on NYSE Euronext Bruxelles.
RGUs: 4.6 million2
Telenet provides digital and analog cable video services. For its digital cable subscribers, Telenet offers two packages starting with a basic package that includes 80 video channels and several radio channels (including channels in its analog service). In addition, Telenet's offers its customers a variety of premium channels, HD programming, interactive services such as VoD and 'catch-up' TV, an electronic program guide, as well as DVR time-shifting capability. An analog basic cable subscriber receives 25 video channels and several radio channels, depending on location.
Digital Cable penetration3
Telenet offers multiple tiers of broadband internet service. Download speeds of up to 120 Mbps are available with Telenet FiberNet, its next-generation broadband internet service utilizing EuroDOCSIS 3.0 technology. Telenet FiberNet services are available to all of its homes passed.
Telenet offers multi-feature digital telephony via VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) to all its homes passed. Its VoIP services are available to 100% of its homes passed. Telenet also offers mobile voice services as a mobile virtual network operator.
1 Revenue is presented as annualized results for the nine months ended September 30, 2013.
2 RGUs as of September 30, 2013.
3 Digital Cable penetration is calculated by dividing our digital cable subscribers by the sum of our analog cable and digital cable subscribers. As of period end.
4 Internet penetration is calculated by dividing our internet subscribers by two-way homes passed. As of period end.
5 Voice penetration is calculated by dividing our voice subscribers by two-way homes passed. As of period end.
Information above is presented as of December 31, 2012, unless otherwise stated.