Astelit adds 200,000 active users in Q1

19 Apr 2013

Ukrainian cellco Astelit (life:)) added 200,000 net new active mobile users in the first three months of 2013 to take its subscriber total to 8.2 million, while its revenues dropped by 3.8% quarter-on-quarter to UAH792.5 million (USD95.7 million), although the turnover figure was up 8.6% year-on-year. EBITDA climbed 1.6% and 12.7% on a q-o-q and y-o-y basis to UAH223.8 million. Active user ARPU dropped to UAH32.7 in January-March 2013, down from UAH34.1 the previous quarter and UAH34.5 in 1Q12.

Ukraine,Lifecell (formerly Astelit),


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