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Digi Communications revenues rose to EUR 232.8 million in Q1 from EUR 226.7 million a year ago. The company saw decreasing revenues at both its Romanian and Hungarian units, but revenues in other territories including Spain increased in the quarter, according Telecompaper. Adjusted EBITDA was EUR 77.5 million, up from EUR 65.1 million a year earlier, mainly as a result of growth in Romania. Capex increased to EUR 76.8 million versus EUR 67.6 million, mainly due to development of the mobile networks in Romania and Hungary.
 
Revenues in Romania dropped 0.8 percent year-on-year in Q1 to EUR 164 million. Revenue growth from the mobile telecommunication services, cable TV and fixed internet and data business lines was offset by the decrease in fixed-line telephony and DTH revenues. Other revenues decreased 42 percent in Q1, mainly as a result of changes in handset offerings at the end of Q1 2017. Adjusted EBITDA rose 32.4 percent to EUR 64.2 million, and the EBITDA margin grew to 39.2 percent from 29.4 percent. Adjusted EBITDA growth was mainly theresult of the mobile business profitability catch-up, and the almost neutral impact of the energy activity incurred in the reported period.
 
Revenues in Hungary also decreased, by 0.5 percent to EUR 37.3 million. Revenue growth from the cable TV and fixed internet and data business lines was offset by the decrease in DTH revenues. Other revenues decreased 13.8 percent. Adjusted EBITDA plunged 31.3 percent to EUR 7.9 million, and the adjusted EBITDA margin decreased to 21.2 percent from 30.6 percent. The decrease in EBITDA was mainly due to increases in salary and rent expenses for the mobile network.
 
Revenues in Spain increased 24.9 percent in the quarter to EUR 27.1 million, while revenues in other territories were up 55.6 percent to EUR 5.6 million. Combined adjusted EBITDA in Spain and other territories increased slightly by 3.9 percent to EUR 5.3 million.
 
RGUs in Romania increased by 34,000 from the previous quarter to 10.592 million. The Romania unit recorded steady growth in cable TV and internet subscribers and a 13.5 percent increase in mobile telephony ARPU to EUR 4.3 primarily as a result of a more favorable mobile termination ratio and certain changes in the mix of subscription packages.
 
RGUs in Hungary grew by 18,000 sequentially to 1.667 million due to increases in cable TV, internet and fixed telephony subscribers. Mobile ARPU fell 3 percent to EUR 6.8 million. RGUs in Spain increased by 104,000 from the previous quarter to 1 million, while RGUs in Italy rose 25,000 sequentially to 195,000.