UPC Hungary is the largest cable television operator in Hungary. UPC Hungary provides digital & analog cable video, broadband internet, and traditional circuit-switched and digital telephony (VoIP) services to 1.8 million service subscribers (RGUs) represented by 1.0 million customers as of March 31, 2013.
UPC Hungary's customers are located in 23 major Hungarian cities and towns and their surrounding areas, including Budapest, the capital city, Debrecen, Miskolc, Pécs, and Székesfehérvár. Almost 100% of its network is upgraded to two-way capability, with 71% of its cable homes served by a network with a bandwidth of at least 750 Mhz.
UPC Hungary also offers small, medium, and large business customers as well as wholesale partners located in its service areas voice, broadband internet, and data services.
RGUs: 1.8 million2
UPC Hungary provides digital and analog cable video services. For its digital cable subscribers, UPC Hungary offers different packages starting with a basic package that includes 71 video channels and several radio channels (including the channels in its analog service). In addition, UPC Hungary offers its customers a variety of premium channels, HD programming, interactive services such as VoD and 'catch-up' TV, an electronic program guide, remote booking, as well as DVR time-shifting capability. An analog basic cable subscriber receives 30 video channels and a few radio channels, depending on location.
Digital Cable penetration3
UPC Hungary offers multiple tiers of broadband internet services. Download speeds of up to 120 Mbps are available with UPC Fiber Power, its next-generation broadband internet service utilizing EuroDOCSIS 3.0 technology. UPC Fiber Power is available to 92% of UPC Hungary's two-way homes passed.
UPC Hungary offers fixed-line voice with traditional circuit-switched telephony, as well as feature-rich digital telephony via VoIP (Voice of Internet Protocol) over its two-way capable network throughout Hungary. Its VoIP services are available to 99% of its homes passed. UPC Hungary also offers mobile voice services as a mobile virtual network operator.
1 Revenue is presented as annualized results for the three months ended March 31, 2013.
2 RGUs as of March 31, 2013. Digital Video includes digital cable and direct-to-home ("DTH") subscribers.
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 internet homes serviceable. As of period end.
5 Voice penetration is calculated by dividing our voice subscribers by the voice homes serviceable. As of period end.
Information above is presented as of December 31, 2012, unless otherwise stated.