July is the month in which operators give the results for the second quarter of the year, and after Telstra, which fired its benefit, today it’s the turn for Vodafone. Following in the footsteps of previous quarters, British operator revenues continue to rise, Although the last period numbers are even higher.
1.128 million admitted euros from April to June 2016, the figure was 1.3 per cent higher than a year ago, but excluding the effect of the change in the model of Terminal grants growth is 4.9%. In addition, Vodafone also It can boast of having more customers and a major expansion of its next-generation networks.
These are good times for Vodafone accounts. After having scored growths of 1%, 0.7% and 0.6% in the previous quarters, the first quarter of its fiscal year surpassed these figures, being the growth of 1.3 per cent or 4.9% in comparable terms. That talking about income for services, since total revenues, 1.245 million euros, were up 0.8%, 6.3% in comparable terms.
More customers of contract fixed, mobile and TV
The single positive numbers from the results of Vodafone is not only that of the growth in revenue. The operator can also claim to have added in the past three months 52.800 contract customers to its portfolio, which has a total of 14.346.000 mobile lines on 30 June. Of those customers, already are 5.9 million who have a mobile phone and tariff 4G.
And they have grown not only in the mobile section. With 31,400 plus fiber customers, Vodafone has reached the figure of 2.027.000 fiber connections in operation, to which adding the ADSL made a total of 3.023.000. It has also grown in television operator, where adding 51.700 customers in the last period already 1,115,000 customers of TV have.
The largest 4G and fibre in expansion
The results of the operators also allow us to know how to run their deployments. In the case of Vodafone, the 4G already reach more than 95% of the Spanish population and 4,000 municipalities, higher coverage among all operators, waiting for the update of data from Movistar and Orange. Also continues its expansion the 800 MHz band, already in more than 2,300 towns, and 4 G +, which offers speeds of up to 260 Mbps in more than 800 municipalities.
By the side of the fiber, Vodafone has already nearly nine million homes and premises under their coverage. But apart from the figure, the operator has also entered with force in this period in places where I had a very little, or no presence as Basque country, Asturias, Extremadura and Galicia.