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Virgin Media - Full Year And Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

Quad-play penetration, where a household takes all three cable products and at least one mobile phone service, increased to around 15.8% of our residential cable customer base, compared to around 14.5% a year ago. We have approximately 774,600 quad-play customers, which is up 11% year-on-year.

Growing Business data

Full year Virgin Media Business (“VMB”) revenue was £670.3m, up 5.2% on 2011 mainly due to growth in data revenues. VMB accounted for 30% of group revenue growth. We have continued to make steady progress during the year with new product launches and strategic contract wins.

In the quarter, VMB revenue was £165.3m, down 4.5% mainly due to declining voice revenues and reduced wholesale data revenue partially offset by growth in retail data.

During the quarter, we concluded agreements to enhance our provision of high capacity connectivity to two existing customers, by modifying or extending these tailored solutions. At the same time we negotiated separate agreements for the provision of offnet, last mile Ethernet circuits from both counterparties, which gives us greater choice and therefore lower costs going forward when looking at providing off net solutions for our business customers.

On signing these high capacity connectivity agreements we became entitled to a combined £12 million under these contracts as up front cash payments. We have recognized these payments as deferred revenue on our balance sheet, rather than immediately in our profit and loss account. We expect to recognise substantially all this deferred revenue and OCF in our profit and loss account over the next three years.

VMB will also be linking up public sector organisations across Yorkshire and Humberside as part of a brand new Public Services Network (PSN) initiative. The network is one of the first PSN projects to be delivered through the Government’s PSN connectivity and services frameworks and has the potential to connect up to 52 public service providers including local authorities, health, police and other services.

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