Iliad reported consolidated 2013 EBITDA of €1,204 million, up 31% over 2012, as profit for the period jumped by just over 42% to €265 million.
Some key indicators:
- 13.7 million subscribers (landline and mobile)
- Revenues up by nearly 19% to more than €3.7 billion
- 24% of revenues reinvested in 2013, representing the largest capital expenditure program in the industry
- Landline business: Ongoing development of the Group's profitable growth model. With 276,000 net adds and a net add market share of 35%, in 2013 the Group was France's leading recruiter of broadband subscribers for the second year in a row, despite a fiercely competitive environment. Landline revenues climbed by almost 8% year on year to €2,498 million and EBITDA advanced 13%.
- Mobile business: 2.8 million new subscribers, the highest number of net adds among French mobile operators in 2013. This sharp increase in Free Mobile’s subscriber base drove up the Group’s market share to 12% at December 31, 2013, less than two years after its mobile offerings were first launched. Revenues generated by the mobile business surged 50% year on year to €1,261 million, representing a third of the Group's total revenue figure. In line with its strategy of enhancing its commercial offerings, Free proposed numerous innovations in 2013, including roaming services in Portugal, the launch of Femtocells, 4G services and a rental offer for smartphones.