Paris-based telecoms company Iliad Group has published its financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2018, reporting a 1.7% increase in its consolidated revenues to EUR3.640 billion (USD4.1 billion) from EUR3.615 billion in 9M17, with its operations in France generating EUR3.585 billion (down marginally, by 0.8% year-on-year), while its Italian unit, which launched on 29 May, reported revenues of EUR55 million by end-September 2018. The company’s domestic mobile operations amassed revenues of EUR1.604 million in the period under review, up 1.6% from EUR1.578 million in the corresponding period of 2017.
In operational terms, the group’s mobile customer base in its domestic market reached 13.535 million subscribers by 30 September 2018, with 145,000 net additions in the preceding twelve months. In Italy, Iliad reported a total of 2.230 million mobile users at end-September, up from 635,000 in June 2018 and 1.500 million in August. The number of broadband subscribers in France, meanwhile, reached 6.459 million, with fibre users standing at 835,000 (483,000 in 3Q17). Iliad also noted that it had increased its 4G population coverage to 90% (3G: 96%), with 8.500 million 4G subscribers on its books at the end of the reporting period. The number of connectable fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) nodes, meanwhile, reached 8.4 million (5.6 million at end-September 2017), with targets of nine million (2018) and 20 million (2022).