French telco Iliad has reported H1 revenues are up 7.3 per cent year-on-year to €2,464 million.
The Group continued its FTTH rollout drive during the first six months of 2017, with 900,000 new connectible sockets installed, bringing the total to 5.3 million at June 30th 2017, and some 110,000 additional subscribers connected to fibre during the period, i.e., as many as for the whole of 2016. This means that the Group’s FTTH subscriber base increased by 35 per cent in the space of six months and at June 30th it stood at almost 420,000.
Just five years after it entered the mobile market, the Group has become one of the leading telecommunications operators in France, with 19.6 million subscribers, of which over 13 million mobile subscribers and some 6.5 million. Over 50 per cent of mobile subscribers are using 4G, with record average monthly data usage of 6.6 GB.
At June 30th, it had market shares of 24 per cent for Broadband and Ultra-Fast Broadband and 18.5 per cent for mobile.