Pay Services

2010–2014 Statistical and Financial Summaries: Pay, Pay-per-view, Video-on-demand and Specialty Services

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Reporting Units
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
16 17 16 10 10

Revenue ($)
2010 2011 Var % 2012 Var % 2013 Var % 2014 Var % CAGR (%)
Residential/bulk/smatv subscriber revenue 265,990,938 280,762,275 5.55 278,112,391 -0.94 279,362,034 0.45 265,205,075 -5.07 -0.1
DTH revenue 173,326,465 178,483,570 2.98 166,874,137 -6.50 160,275,186 -3.95 160,382,970 0.07 -1.9
Local advertising revenue 277,137 883,670 218.86 638,596 -27.73 17,280 -97.29 9,314 -46.10 -57.2
National advertising revenue 149,228 475,823 218.86 343,861 -27.73 7,058 -97.95 3,805 -46.09 -60.0
Other revenue 8,238,696 8,341,133 1.24 11,828,687 41.81 5,123,651 -56.68 9,749,297 90.28 4.3
Total Revenue 447,982,464 468,946,471 4.68 457,797,672 -2.38 444,785,209 -2.84 435,350,461 -2.12 -0.7

Expenses ($)
2010 2011 Var % 2012 Var % 2013 Var % 2014 Var % CAGR (%)
Programming and Production 275,728,381 266,693,001 -3.28 278,162,130 4.30 264,834,206 -4.79 261,035,120 -1.43 -1.4
Technical 11,593,553 12,549,593 8.25 11,474,622 -8.57 10,550,799 -8.05 10,094,620 -4.32 -3.4
Sales and Promotion 28,832,148 29,632,513 2.78 28,412,850 -4.12 27,013,574 -4.92 23,837,652 -11.76 -4.6
Administration and General 29,001,645 34,313,513 18.32 33,944,123 -1.08 38,436,015 13.23 22,395,627 -41.73 -6.3
Total Expenses 345,155,727 343,188,620 -0.57 351,993,725 2.57 340,834,594 -3.17 317,363,019 -6.89 -2.1

Performance ($)
2010 2011 Var % 2012 Var % 2013 Var % 2014 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Income 102,826,737 125,757,851   105,803,947   103,950,615   117,987,442    
Depreciation 2,414,385 2,312,957 -4.20 4,085,209 76.62 4,653,123 13.90 7,320,942 57.33 32.0
P.B.I.T. 100,412,352 123,444,894 101,718,738 99,297,492 110,666,500
Interest Expense 10,224,426 10,962,805 7.22 10,531,198 -3.94 9,614,997 -8.70 3,308,795 -65.59
Adjustments - Gain (Loss) 18,742,573 25,165,439 36,931,297 31,173,053 28,428,509
Pre-tax Profit 108,930,499 137,647,528 128,118,837 120,855,548 135,786,214

Canadian Programming Expenditures ($)
2010 2011 Var % 2012 Var % 2013 Var % 2014 Var % CAGR (%)
Acquisition of rights 50,723,948 54,668,552 7.78 53,270,831 -2.56 54,575,228 2.45 58,658,707 7.48 3.7
Script & concept 4,161,751 4,960,753 19.20 3,664,378 -26.13 3,915,383 6.85 3,475,574 -11.23 -4.4
Filler Programming + Program Production 12,100,132 13,816,747 14.19 14,635,132 5.92 10,516,302 -28.14 7,466,932 -29.00 -11.4
Investment in Programming 17,203,231 9,956,308 -42.13 9,665,098 -2.92 5,201,858 -46.18 1,582,990 -69.57 -44.9
Total Canadian Programming Expenditures 84,189,062 83,402,360 -0.93 81,235,439 -2.60 74,208,771 -8.65 71,184,203 -4.08 -4.1
Canadian Programming Expenditures / Revenue (%) 18.79 17.79 17.74 16.68 16.35

Staff ($)
2010 2011 Var % 2012 Var % 2013 Var % 2014 Var % CAGR (%)
Total Remuneration ($) 27,034,983 31,807,957 17.65 31,756,217 -0.16 28,348,060 -10.73 16,332,933 -42.38 -11.8
Total Staff Count                336                381 13.39                369 -3.17                354 -3.93                238 -32.90
Avg Remuneration ($) 80,461 83,485 3.76 86,079 3.11 79,982 -7.08 68,681 -14.13 -3.9
Avg Remuneration excl. Benefits ($) * 61,674

Profitability (%)
2010 2011 Var % 2012 Var % 2013 Var % 2014 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Margin 23.0 26.8   23.1   23.4   27.1    
P.B.I.T. Margin 22.4 26.3 22.2 22.3 25.4
Pre-tax Margin 24.3 29.4 28.0 27.2 31.2

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate
* Fringe benefits data was not collected prior to the 2014 Broadcast Year.

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