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Magyar Telekom Group acquires nine smaller cable assets

Budapest, December 12, 2013 11:30

Magyar Telekom (Reuters: MTEL.BU and Bloomberg: MTELEKOM HB), the leading Hungarian telecommunications service provider, announces that it has successfully acquired a total of nine smaller cable networks in Hungary during 2013.

With a combined household coverage of 33,000, these cable companies have the capability of providing TV, fixed broadband and voice service as well on their networks. As such, these transactions will further strengthen Magyar Telekom’s high speed internet coverage and market position, in line with the Company’s corporate strategy.

Total consideration for these acquisitions amounted to ca. HUF 850 million with an average valuation based on an estimated 2014 EV/EBITDA multiple of ca. 3.

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